• Highway Safety Division Contacts

    The Municipal Police Training Committee contracts Subject Matter Experts (SME's) who are liaison for the MPTC responsible for the administration, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of DRE and SFST training programs funded by the Highway Safety Division (HSD), Office of Grants and Research (OGR), Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) which includes instructor certification and re-certification, recruit and reserve intermittent training, professional development and refresher training.  

    Visit the Highway Safety Division Contacts link [above] to learn more about the coordinators of Highway Safety Division's Programs .

    Melixza G. Esenyie, LiaisonMPTC HSD Grants Manager(781) 437-0307Melixza.Esenyie@State.MA.US
    Sergeant Donald Decker (Ret)Drug Recognition Expert (DRE)(978) 502-4063djdecker57@verizon.net
    Lieutenant Stephen MayStandardized Field Sobriety Testing(978) 337-2847ma.sfstcoordinator@gmail.com

Speed Measurement Certification Request

Request to receive speed measurement (Radar and/or Lidar) certification application. This request is for graduates of Recruit Officer Courses authorized by the MPTC and must be made by the department’s Chief of Police or Administrator.

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing


MPTC Instructor Training Application

An application to apply for an MPTC train-the-trainer, instructor certification or re-certification training required for MPTC instructors.

Police Traffic Services (PTS)

Speed Measurement and Crash Investigation Courses

Accurate and complete crash investigations advance traffic safety by providing usable data for engineers and automobile manufacturers to better evaluate roadway and vehicle design and also to evaluate whether traffic laws were violated.  In the latter instance, crash investigations are utilized to hold driver’s accountable for creating safety hazards and to identify public education needs.  As well as training to increase police officers’ understanding and expertise on speed measurement to ensure proper delivery of practical exercise and examination for estimating vehicular speed.

For more information on classes for Speed Measurement offered contact: Contact Lieutenant Stephen May: Cell 978-337-2847 / E-mail: ma.sfstcoordinator@gmail.com

For more information on classes for Crash Investigation offered contact: Ross Panacopoulos:  Cell 978-852-8479 / E-mail: 13briggs@gmail.com

Impaired Driving (ALC)

This program gives police officers the tools to help reduce the number of severity of roadway crashes and pedestrian injuries due to alcohol-and-speed-related impaired driving.

For more information on classes offered contact: Contact Lieutenant Stephen May:  Cell 978-337-2847 / E-mail: ma.sfstcoordinator@gmail.com

SFST Instructor Programs

DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)

The Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) training prepares police officers and other qualified persons to administer and interpret the results of the SFST battery. This training under the auspices and direction of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has experienced remarkable success in detecting and apprehending intoxicated drivers since its inception in the 1980s.

For more information on classes offered contact Lieutenant Stephen May:  Cell 978-337-2847 / E-mail: ma.sfstcoordinator@gmail.com