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WHY WE RUN…K-9 SERGEANT SEAN GANNON – YARMOUTH PD Posted on Jun 1

  On Saturday May 20, 2018 the 65th ROC had the honor of running in the 11th Annual YPD Blue Run for a Reason 5k in Yarmouth, MA. This year, it’s safe to say that all participants ran for the same reason. Fallen K9 Sergeant   …Continue Reading WHY WE RUN…K-9 SERGEANT SEAN GANNON – YARMOUTH PD

Fostering Trust – A Foundational Principle in Policing Posted on May 4

Fostering Trust - A Foundational Principle in Policing

Left to Right in Photo: Student Officers Anthony Fils, Manuel Depina, Matthew Michel, class president Adam Osowski, Jamal Johnson, Kelly Bush, and Miguel Otero.  Participating but not pictured were Student Officers Samuel Webb and Jay Deiana. On the second day of the academy, Randolph 7th   …Continue Reading Fostering Trust – A Foundational Principle in Policing

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

TY18 Mandatory In-Service for all sworn officers Posted on May 30

The MPTC Committee made the following determinations with respect to mandatory statewide in-service training for all sworn officers (fulltime and reserve) in TY2018.  Blocks of training equal twenty-four (24) hours of training, which means every officer will need a minimum of sixteen (16) additional hours   …Continue Reading TY18 Mandatory In-Service for all sworn officers

Plymouth Police Academy 63rd Recruit Officer Class Takes to Community Posted on Dec 23

Plymouth Police Academy 63rd Recruit Officer Class Takes to Community

The Plymouth Police Academy 63rd Recruit Officer Class (ROC) recently took to their community to with hopes to make even a small difference through participation in holiday events.  On Friday, December 2, 2016 several student officers ran the Winter Lights 5K in Plymouth.  The donations   …Continue Reading Plymouth Police Academy 63rd Recruit Officer Class Takes to Community

Today we honor the lives we lost 14 years ago, their families, and those who give their lives to protect us.  

Training Year 2015 In-service Reminder Posted on May 12

As the end of the training year (June 30) approaches, this is a good time to remind all officers and departments of the mandatory in-service training requirements for this year: Every fulltime, sworn municipal, University of Massachusetts, and Environmental police officer is required to attend   …Continue Reading Training Year 2015 In-service Reminder