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Effective Interaction with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Posted on Nov 25

Effective Interaction with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) held a specialized training at the Municipal Police Training Committee’s Randolph Police Academy to thirty-three law enforcement officers from 15 municipal police departments, Bunker Hill College and Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office. MCDHH explored some of the myths, communication   …Continue Reading Effective Interaction with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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

Community Policing at Its Best Posted on Jul 16

Community Policing at Its Best

On Saturday June 22, 2019, Plymouth Police Academy recruits from the Plymouth Police Department participated in their towns Community Policing event. The event took place at the Plymouth Public Library from 10am-2pm. Volunteers for the event included the recruits, police officers and members from the   …Continue Reading Community Policing at Its Best

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

CUTS 4 CANCER Posted on May 22

CUTS 4 CANCER

          On Sunday May 19th, 2019, Student Officers from the 67TH R.O.C. MPTC Plymouth Police Academy participated in the 4th annual “Cuts 4 Cancer” event in Canton. This event, hosted by Betsy’s Barbershop, benefits the Joe Andruzzi Foundation. The Joe Andruzzi   …Continue Reading CUTS 4 CANCER

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

MPTC Implements State-of-The-Art Database Posted on Feb 22

MPTC Implements State-of-The-Art Database

  MPTC has begun implementing a state-of-the-art training record/instructor certification database. The database will an officer’s training and certification records and will be the portal for enrolling in training and obtaining and renewing certifications.  It will allow departments and officers access to the records themselves   …Continue Reading MPTC Implements State-of-The-Art Database

Approval of Revised Recruit Officer Course Curriculum Posted on Dec 20

Approval of Revised Recruit Officer Course Curriculum

At its December 19, 2018 meeting, the Committee voted and approved a new course curriculum for Massachusetts municipal police officers. The new curriculum is based on a recently completed job task analysis which focused on those duties performed by police officers with five years or less   …Continue Reading Approval of Revised Recruit Officer Course Curriculum