MGL Chapter 41, §96B

Visit this link to learn more about mandatory training for full-time police officers.

MPTC TY2017 Mandated Training Standard
July 2016 through June 2017

Please check here for the TY17 In-service schedule which will be posted the end of August or early September 2016.  
As a reminder, all officers must obtain 40-hours of training in TY17, and the mandatory requirements for the coming year include:  
All of these classes will require use of the MPTC lesson plan and MPTC-certified instructors who have attended the instructor trainer courses for that topic.

    • Legal update: six (6) hours
    • Youth interactions: three (3) hours
    • Elderly issues: three (3) hours
    • Active shooter tabletop: three (3) hours
    • Dynamics of addiction: three (3) hours
    • Defensive tactics: three (3) hours
    • Local option: three (3) hours

Officers are also required to complete the annual firearms training and re-qualification requirements and to meet the statutorily mandated CPR and first aid training requirements, which do count towards the 40-hour training requirement, as does any other police-related training, regardless of the provider.

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