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70th ROC Supporting their Community Posted on May 24

70th ROC Supporting their Community

On March 23, 2021, Student Officer Andrew Whelan of the 70th ROC Plymouth Police Academy was made aware of a Facebook post in a local community page for the town of Plymouth. The post was from a mother in town, who stated that her 5 year old Daughter   …Continue Reading 70th ROC Supporting their Community

69th R.O.C. Donates Graduation Dues Posted on Dec 28

69th R.O.C. Donates Graduation Dues

Due to the world we live in right now, the 69th R.O.C. will not have the traditional Graduation as in years past. I can still remember the bagpipes from my father’s graduation from the 24th PPAC in 1997.  This year however, the Plymouth Police Academy   …Continue Reading 69th R.O.C. Donates Graduation Dues

The 69th R.O.C. Plymouth Run’s for the Badge Posted on Sep 24

The 69th R.O.C. Plymouth Run’s for the Badge

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” -Sir Isaac Newton We, the Student Officers of the 69th R.O.C., deeply respect everyone that has come before us to make policing what it is today. We hope to learn from   …Continue Reading The 69th R.O.C. Plymouth Run’s for the Badge

Plymouth 68TH ROC Officer Down Run to Remember Posted on May 26

Plymouth 68TH ROC Officer Down Run to Remember

On Sunday, May 24, 2020, I, Student Officer Micaela Fraccalossi of the 68th R.O.C. Plymouth Police Academy participated in the virtual 5 mile race for Boston’s Run to Remember. Originally this race was supposed to be held in the Seaport area of Boston, but due   …Continue Reading Plymouth 68TH ROC Officer Down Run to Remember

Plymouth Academy’s 68th ROC Sean Collier Tribute Workout Posted on Apr 23

Plymouth Academy's 68th ROC Sean Collier Tribute Workout

The Plymouth Police Academy may be temporarily suspended, but we remain motivated and dedicated each and every day in the 68th R.O.C. Weekends and weekdays have became a blur as some of us are working and others are in self quarantine, but we do not   …Continue Reading Plymouth Academy’s 68th ROC Sean Collier Tribute Workout

68th R.O.C. Thanks Healthcare Heroes  Posted on Apr 21

68th R.O.C. Thanks Healthcare Heroes 

Throughout my time in the military, one quote has always stuck out to me the most. “Among the Americans who served on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue” – Chester Nimitz.    Throughout this pandemic, the organizations that were hit the hardest are   …Continue Reading 68th R.O.C. Thanks Healthcare Heroes 

68th ROC Workout in honor of Fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sergeant Sean Gannon Posted on Apr 14

On April 12, 2020 student officers of Plymouth Police Academy’s 68th Recruit Officer Course dedicate their physical fitness training in honor of Fallen Officer Sergeant Sean Gannon, Yarmouth Police Department. On April 12, 2017 K-9 Officer Sergeant Gannon was fatally shot while assisting serving a   …Continue Reading 68th ROC Workout in honor of Fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sergeant Sean Gannon

68TH ROC STAYS COMMITTED DURING COVID 19 Posted on Apr 3

Recruit training at the Plymouth Police Academy is unparalleled. Motivation is vital, dedication essential, and discipline critical to recruit success. The 68th ROC is not only motivated, dedicated, and disciplined to navigate the academy successfully, but more importantly we are motivated, dedicated, and disciplined to be impactful in our communities. This is true now, and will   …Continue Reading 68TH ROC STAYS COMMITTED DURING COVID 19

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