• Statewide Coordinator Robert Stering

    Rob Stering is the Statewide Coordinator and liaison for the Municipal Police Training Committee for the administration of Patrol Procedures.  Patrol Procedures covers several modules: Applied Patrol Procedures, Motor Vehicle Stops, Less-Lethal Applied Simulation Training (LLAST), Active Shooter and Patrol Response, which include training and certifying and re-certifying Patrol Procedure Instructors for Recruit, In-service, Reserve Intermittent Academies. Also, the program oversees state and municipal police department’s program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

    Contact Information:

    Rob Stering Cell: 781.363.3524 | Fax: 781.326.3514 |E-Mail: Rob.Stering@massmail.state.ma.us | Mailing Address: 19 Carlisle Road, Dedham, MA 02026

    Howard Lebowitz, Director of Programs and Standards | Voice 781.437.0304 | E:Mail: Howard.Lebowitz@MassMail.State.MA.US

    Patrol Procedure Instructor Class Application Process:

    An M.P.T.C. Instructor Development Class is required before attendance to any MPTC Instructor class.   A Patrol Procedures class application will be sent to all those wishing to attend.  
    This is a separate application.

    Step 1:  Instructor Development Application pdf format of MPTC Instructor Development Training Application for attendance for Patrol Procedures Instructor Class

    1. Submit Application with signature and approval of Chief Executive Officer

    Step 2:  Application received and reviewed by State Coordinator and PPAC Members

    1. If criteria is met, applicant will receive a notification of class scheduled.
    2. If the criteria are not met, applicant will receive a notification, and reasons for non-acceptance.

Patrol Procedures Certified Instructor Levels

Patrol Procedure Instructor levels and requirements. [Revised April 3, 2014]

Patrol Procedures Additional Instructor Advancement and Level maintenance

Learn about the requirements of Patrol Procedure Instructors necessary to maintain their current instructor level or to advance to a higher level instructor. 

[Revised April 3, 2014]