Defensive Tactics Statewide Coordinator Shawn Barbale
Contact Shawn Barbale: PH: (774) 696-4073 / E-mail:

Programs run 8:30 am - 4:30 PM  (except Electronic Weapons Instructor Certification)

To Apply Fax Instructor Development Application to Shawn: (508) 869-3187


Defensive Tactics Instructor Re-Certification (3-days)


Electronic Weapons Instructor Certification
2nd step of TASER Instructor Certification in MA

  The time for this class is 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. You must attend the Taser Instructor class conducted by Taser International prior to attending this class.

Academy Defensive Tactics Instructor Update (9:00 am - 12:30 pm)

  This training is mandatory for all instructors teaching DT for the MPTC (Reserve, In-Service or Recruit). It is also open to other MPTC certified DT Instructors.