MGL Chapter 41, §96B

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MPTC TY2017 Mandated Training Standard
July 2016 through June 2017

Please continue to check here for the TY17 In-service schedules which will be posted in September 2016. 


40-hours of training in TY17 must be obtained by all officers. The mandatory requirements for the coming year include:  

      • 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

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.

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.