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Category Archives: Fallen Heros

Walking for a Legend Posted on Oct 8

Walking for a Legend

MPTC Plymouth Police Academy Director Eileen Goodick  and Program Coordinator Alison Taylor joined Team Police Chiefs in the Jimmy Fund Walk for Dana Farber. This year the Team was walking in honor and memory of Attorney Patrick M. Rogers who lost his battle to cancer   …Continue Reading Walking for a Legend

Run to Remember Posted on May 30

Run to Remember

On Sunday, May 26th 2019, Student Officer Rix and Student Officer Burke, Jr. represented the 67th R.O.C Plymouth Police Academy and the Plymouth Police Department in the “Boston’s Run to Remember” 5 mile road race located in the Seaport area of Boston. It was the   …Continue Reading Run to Remember

Operation Flags for Vets Posted on May 29

Operation Flags for Vets

On May 25, 2019, the 67th Recruit Officer Course (ROC) of Plymouth Police Academy was honored to participate in Operation Flags for Vets at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Operation Flags for Vets is an event sponsored by the SFC Jared C. Monti Charitable   …Continue Reading Operation Flags for Vets

WE REMEMBER TOGETHER Posted on May 16

WE REMEMBER TOGETHER

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 the Plymouth Police Academy was honored to have Officer Tommy Capell and his wife, Robbie Capell of the San Antonio Police Department for a dedication of an Honor Chair. Tommy & Robbie Capell started Saving a Hero’s Place back in   …Continue Reading WE REMEMBER TOGETHER

A TRIBUTE TO K-9 SERGEANT SEAN GANNON, YARMOUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT Posted on May 2

A TRIBUTE TO K-9 SERGEANT SEAN GANNON, YARMOUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the fifty-one Student Officers of the 65th R.O.C. Plymouth were honored to be present for the funeral service in memory of fallen K-9 Sergeant Sean Gannon.  While accompanied by the Plymouth Police Academy Staff, the 65th R.O.C. collectively stood tall   …Continue Reading A TRIBUTE TO K-9 SERGEANT SEAN GANNON, YARMOUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT

A Run to Remember Posted on Oct 11

A Run to Remember

On Saturday October 7, 2017 the 64th R.O.C. Plymouth, assembled at the Somerset Police Department to honor and remember one of our own. Officer BJ Voss was a graduate of the Plymouth Police Academy 53rd M.P.O.C. Two and a half years later after completing a   …Continue Reading A Run to Remember

In Valor There is Hope Posted on Apr 18

In Valor There is Hope

In recognition of all working K-9’s, past, present and future the Plymouth Police Academy’s 63rd Recruit Officer Course dedicates a memorial in honor of Fallen K-9’s. The graduating class of the 63rd Recruit Officer Course (ROC), Plymouth Police Academy left a piece of them behind   …Continue Reading In Valor There is Hope

Motivated, Dedicated + Disciplined Posted on Apr 5

Motivated, Dedicated + Disciplined

  The 63rd ROC Plymouth proudly ran the 23rd Annual Officer Thomas J. Giunta Memorial Road Race in Memory of Officer Thomas J. Giunta, a 21 year veteran of the Fall River Police Department shot in the line of duty. The 63rd ROC feels strongly about honoring   …Continue Reading Motivated, Dedicated + Disciplined

Academy Class Donate Surplus of Funds to New England C.O.P.S. Posted on Sep 26

Academy Class Donate Surplus of Funds to New England C.O.P.S.

The 54th Recruit Officer Class (ROC) from the Western Massachusetts Police Academy recently made a $500 donation to the New England Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.).  As the 54th ROC neared the end of its training, the class had a significant surplus in   …Continue Reading Academy Class Donate Surplus of Funds to New England C.O.P.S.

Student Officers Honor Fallen Hero Posted on Aug 12

Student Officers Honor Fallen Hero

  The Town of Bourne dedicated a Memorial Clock located on Main Street on Friday, July 8, 2016 to Staff Sergeant Matthew Albert Pucino, the uncle of Student Officer Michael Haglof of the 62nd Recruit Officer Class of the Plymouth Police Academy.   Staff Sergeant   …Continue Reading Student Officers Honor Fallen Hero