William Leanos, Statewide Program Coordinator
Dan Zivkovich, Executive Director / Office: 781.437.0301 / E-mail: Daniel.Zivkovich@MassMail.state.ma.us
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.
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.
An application to apply for an MPTC train-the-trainer, instructor certification or re-certification training required for MPTC instructors.
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.
Massachusetts Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors and Armorers Association