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SPECIAL OLYMPICS …. SPECIAL PEOPLE …. SPECIAL DAY Posted on Jun 25

SPECIAL OLYMPICS …. SPECIAL PEOPLE …. SPECIAL DAY

On Sunday June 10th the 65th R.O.C of the Plymouth Police Academy had the privilege of volunteering for the Boston Special Olympics Summer Games.  With a warm welcome we cheered on the athletes as they accepted their medals. A day of volunteering that was much   …Continue Reading SPECIAL OLYMPICS …. SPECIAL PEOPLE …. SPECIAL DAY

Recruit Officer receives First Responder Award Posted on Jun 18

Recruit Officer receives First Responder Award

Andrea Locke just started the Reading Regional Police Academy on June 4th previously serving as a Dispatcher for the town of Manchester By the Sea.  At the annual MPTC First Responder Award Ceremony held on June 14, Locke was recognized for her participation in a   …Continue Reading Recruit Officer receives First Responder Award

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

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING – EVERY GREAT REASON Posted on Apr 20

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING – EVERY GREAT REASON

On April 4, 2018 the 65th R.O.C. of the Plymouth Police Academy participated in domestic violence training provided by Every Great Reason Foundation. For over a decade Every Great Reason founder Gary Gregory has traveled the country to raise awareness about domestic violence and abuse,   …Continue Reading DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING – EVERY GREAT REASON

BSU Theater Majors Role-play at the Academy Posted on Feb 14

Three Bridgewater State University theater majors spent a day doing their part to help train roughly 50 future municipal police officers at the Randolph Police Academy. The training involved teaching the proper method of searching an individual for contraband. Read more on Bridgewater State University’s   …Continue Reading BSU Theater Majors Role-play at the Academy

MPTC Pilots Overhauled Recruit Curriculum Posted on Jan 12

MPTC Pilots Overhauled Recruit Curriculum

After two and one-half years of development that included a job task analysis, the development of core instructional objectives, the involvement of subject matter experts statewide, and thousands of hours dedicated to the project, the MPTC is piloting a completely overhauled recruit (new officer) training   …Continue Reading MPTC Pilots Overhauled Recruit Curriculum

Flag Pole Comes to the Plymouth Police Academy Posted on Oct 19

Flag Pole Comes to the Plymouth Police Academy

The 64th R.O.C. at the Plymouth Police Academy is honored to be the first class to utilize a flag detail. A flag detail consists of three student officers from the recruit class that are tasked with the care of the American Flag and the daily raising and   …Continue Reading Flag Pole Comes to the Plymouth Police Academy

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

Grateful for a Long Standing Relationship… Posted on Sep 13

Grateful for a Long Standing Relationship…

At the center of every police department is the community that supports its operation, empowering the overall effectiveness in all aspects. On September 7th, 2017, the 64th R.O.C. recognized a long standing relationship; a relationship that illuminates the positive benefits between a local business within   …Continue Reading Grateful for a Long Standing Relationship…