- The mission of the Municipal Police Training Committee is to set and enforce training standards, to identify and meet the training needs of the municipal, University of Massachusetts, and environmental police officers of the Commonwealth, to facilitate the delivery of up-to-date, state-of-the-art training, and to document training. At the same time, the MPTC must be responsive to the needs of municipal and University of Massachusetts departments, the Massachusetts Environmental Police, and the communities they serve. Click the link above to view the vision of the MPTC.
Police training for entry-level police officers (Recruit Officer Courses); annual and specialized professional development; instructor development and focused courses for veteran and reserve police officers.
The Municipal Police Training Committee is dedicated to getting the Commonwealth’s police officers the training they need. In furtherance of this goal, the MPTC provides notices of police-related training being hosted by various agencies (municipal, county, state, and federal) in the New England region.
Periodic news and articles in the area of health and wellness in the law enforcement profession.
A police department’s Appointing Authority may apply for a Exemption from recruit training for a person being hired in Massachusetts who has been employed as a police officer in another state or, as a result of documented public safety emergency or other exigent circumstances, a 270-day Temporary Waiver may be granted to a part-time police officer being hired full-time until the start date of the next available academy session.