William Leanos, Statewide Program Coordinator

William (Bill) Leanos is the statewide coordinator and liaison for the Municipal Police Training Committee's Firearms Training.  Bill is responsible for oversight of the Firearms programs for recruit officer courses in MPTC and MPTC authorized police academies, instructor certification and development, and is tasked with evaluating training programs and standards and making recommendations for changes.

Bill's contact information: Cell: 978.375.6958 | E:mail: wleanosfac@yahoo.com / Mailing Address: 519 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930 

Dan Zivkovich, Executive Director / Office: 781.437.0301 / E-mail: Daniel.Zivkovich@MassMail.state.ma.us

MPTC CONCEALED CARRY / BACK UP GUN QUALIFICATION COURSE  pdf format of CONCEALED CARRY / BACK UP GUN QUALIFICATION

PURPOSE: The purpose of this course of fire is to evaluate the officer’s ability to operate a concealed carry or back up handgun and to serve as a qualification course of fire.

MPTC Shotgun Qualification 25 RDS W/time limits  pdf format of MPTC Shotgun Qualification 25 RDS W/time limits

Fundamentals: This course of fire incorporates the fundamentals of shotgun operation and marksmanship including loading, putting the shotgun into operation, firing from different positions, tactical reloading (topping off/put back what you shoot), downloading and unloading. Additionally, officers will use good tactical fundamentals such as verbal commands, scanning, use of cover and movement.

MPTC Instructor Training Application  pdf format of MPTC Instructor Training Application

An application to apply for an MPTC train-the-trainer, instructor certification or re-certification training required for MPTC instructors.

Minimum Standards for Handgun Requalification and Continual Training  pdf format of Minimum Standards for Handgun Requalification and Co...

Visit this link to learn more about the minimum standards required of all sworn municipal, University of Massachusetts, and environmental police officers in the Commonwealth, whether full-time, reserve, or intermittent.