• An overview of this course

    Upon graduation of MPTC and MPTC Approved Police Academies the student officer will have successfully completed the prescribed course of study for basic police training, to exercise police powers, as mandated by Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 41, § 96B.  Visit the link above for more information 

  • Police Academy Start Dates

    Visit this link for a schedule of MPTC and MPTC authorized police academies offering entry-level police training to become a police officer in Massachusetts.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the police academy and becoming a police officer.

  • Police Academy Fitness Guide  pdf format of Police Academy Fitness Guide

    To be successful in completing the Health and Wellness program student officers must know what to expect ahead of time and must prepare well in advance of the first day of the police academy.  Download the MPTC Health and Wellness Guide to prepare for the academy.