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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

“A MESSAGE OF HOPE” Posted on Jun 4

“A MESSAGE OF HOPE"

On June 1, 2020 the 68th ROC reported to the Plymouth Police Academy to reconvene our training and instruction. Several weeks had passed from the time our academy was suspended, until orders permitted our return on June 1st. During our weeks of suspension, COVID-19 claimed   …Continue Reading “A MESSAGE OF HOPE”

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

Lt. Governor recognizes Response and Assessment Workgroup for implementing Risk Assessment Tool Kit used in assessing Domestic Violence cases Posted on Apr 20

Lt. Governor recognizes Response and Assessment Workgroup for implementing Risk Assessment Tool Kit used in assessing Domestic Violence cases

From left to right:  Chief Paul Keenan, Lisa Beatty, Lt Det Patrick Glynn, Sue Chandler, Marcia Szymanski, Lt Governor Karyn Polito, David Adams, Courtney Cahill, Chief Bob Ferullo, Woburn PD; Sgt Michael Wells; Amanda Reichmuth; Maura Landry, MPTC, Chief Mark Dubois and Mary Kociela. The   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor recognizes Response and Assessment Workgroup for implementing Risk Assessment Tool Kit used in assessing Domestic Violence cases

Juvenile Justice Summit at Bentley University Posted on Jun 9

Juvenile Justice Summit at Bentley University

The Juvenile Summit was held May 28th at Bentley University. Sheila Gallagher, legal issues coordinator for the MPTC and Lynsey Heffernan, Detention Reform Specialist for JDAI (Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative) joined efforts to highlight alternative ways for police chiefs and community leaders to deal with   …Continue Reading Juvenile Justice Summit at Bentley University

Student Officers Support Community Posted on May 28

Student Officers Support Community

Student Officers enrolled in the MPTC Reading Police Academy’s 23rd Recruit Officer Course run Chelsea Chase 5k. The 4th Annual Chelsea Chase 5k was held on May 9 to raise funds for The Boys and Girls Club and the Chelsea Police Relief Association. Participants warmed up   …Continue Reading Student Officers Support Community