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MPTC launches new first-line supervisor training course Posted on Jun 27

MPTC launches new first-line supervisor training course

The MPTC recently completed an overhaul of its first-line supervision course for new supervisors.  The previous program was a two-week course, with a focus on the day-to-day responsibilities of being a supervisor.  The new program is a weeklong class and focuses on leadership, with the   …Continue Reading MPTC launches new first-line supervisor training course

MPTC is the first organization to be awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence Posted on Jun 2

MPTC is the first organization to be awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence

  At the recent FBI LEEDA Conference held in Jacksonville Florida the MPTC was awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence. In 2007, the Executive Board of FBI LEEDA created this award, which was established to recognize a member of the association for outstanding   …Continue Reading MPTC is the first organization to be awarded The Tom Stone LEEDA Award of Excellence

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

Fitchburg State President and Executive Director of Municipal Police Training Committee sign an Articulation Agreement Posted on Apr 10

Fitchburg State President and Executive Director of Municipal Police Training Committee sign an Articulation Agreement

Fitchburg State President Richard Lapidus, left, and Executive Director of Municipal Police Training Committee Dan Zivkovich sign the articulation agreement between the university and the state organization on Tuesday. Fitchburg State University President Richard Lapidus and Executive Director of Municipal Police Training Committee Dan Zivkovich   …Continue Reading Fitchburg State President and Executive Director of Municipal Police Training Committee sign an Articulation Agreement

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

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Pilot Domestic Violence Assessment Tool for Local Law Enforcement Posted on Mar 31

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Pilot Domestic Violence Assessment Tool for Local Law Enforcement

“This pilot program and the related training around the Domestic Violence Assessment Worksheet is a prime example of specialized programming that will add another layer to MPTC’s already robust Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training Programs, and we are proud to take part in this   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Launches Pilot Domestic Violence Assessment Tool for Local Law Enforcement

THE DRIVE of the 63rd ROC PLYMOUTH POLICE ACADEMY Posted on Mar 31

THE DRIVE of the 63rd ROC PLYMOUTH POLICE ACADEMY

The Student Officers of the 63rd ROC making a lifesaving difference in their communities by donating blood. On March 28, 2017 the 63rd ROC organized and participated in a blood drive to benefit Brigham + Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The staff of the   …Continue Reading THE DRIVE of the 63rd ROC PLYMOUTH POLICE ACADEMY

Randolph Academy Toy Drive Supports Project Guardian Angels Posted on Dec 24

Randolph Academy Toy Drive Supports Project Guardian Angels

  The 4th and 5th Recruit Officer Courses of the Randolph Police Academy and staff from the MPTC participated in a toy drive for Project Guardian Angels this December. More than $300 in gift cards and two SUVs worth of toys and wrapping paper were   …Continue Reading Randolph Academy Toy Drive Supports Project Guardian Angels

Student Officers Give Back to Community Posted on Dec 5

Student Officers Give Back to Community

The 55th Recruit Officer Class (ROC) from the Western Massachusetts Police Academy in Springfield recently made a donation of over $1500 worth of food items to the Mayflower Marathon Food Drive.  For more than two decades, Rock 102’s Mayflower Marathon has helped fill the shelves   …Continue Reading Student Officers Give Back to Community

TY17 Mandated In-service Posted on Aug 17

All officers must obtain 40-hours of training in TY17.  The mandatory requirements for the coming year include: Legal update: six (6) hours Youth interactions: three (3) hours Elderly issues: three (3) hours Active shooter tabletop: three (3) hours Dynamics of addiction: three (3) hours Defensive   …Continue Reading TY17 Mandated In-service