• Each year, the MPTC directly contributes to the public safety mission of the Commonwealth by administering and delivering training programs at six regional academies and other sites throughout the Commonwealth. The scope of this training ranges from an intense, 800-hour/20-week Basic Training program for new municipal, University of Massachusetts, and Environmental Police officers to annual professional development training for veteran officers.   It also includes a variety of focused, specialized professional development training programs for veteran and reserve officers.