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      Establishes training standards for and provides training programs to more than 20,000 professional men and women who serve as police officers throughout the Commonwealth.

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      Basic Training

      The MPTC provides Recruit Officer Courses to full and part-time municipal, University of Massachusetts, and Environmental police officers.

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      Instructor Development

      The MPTC provides instructor certification to qualified police professionals for classroom and hands-on skills based settings.

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      Mandated In-service

      In accordance with MGL Ch 41 §96B the MPTC provides a prescribed course of study approved by the Municipal Police Training Committee.

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      Online Professional Development

      Online courses are offered to departments looking for an affordable and convenient training option for their officers.

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      Specialized Professional Development

      Focused specialized professional development training is developed as a result of close work between the police department and academies.

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Below 100

The MPTC is committed to the Below 100 effort: reducing police officer line-of-duty deaths to below 100 for the first time since 1944 by getting police officers to make a personal commitment to their own officer safety and survival.  The goal can be realized if every officer will wear their belt, wear their vest, watch their speed, remember what’s important now (WIN), and avoid complacency.  Tap the "Below 100" link above for more information about the Below 100 effort.

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