The Reserve/Intermittent Recruit Officer Course consists of 310 hours. The classes will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4pm-10pm.  An additional 20-hour firearms course will be provided.  The Firearms and ammunition are to be provided by the sponsoring department.

Training Location:  Classes will be held at the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department located at 467 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield.  

Enrollment Requirements:  

Sponsorship:  In order for you to attend an Academy you must be sponsored by a Chief of Police in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. You must obtain this sponsorship yourself, and it does not guarantee employment with that or any other agency.  

Health Insurance:  You will be required to have health insurance to participate. It will be the responsibility of the sponsoring chief to verify insurance coverage as verified in the MPTC application.  

Firearms:  The Firearms and ammunition are to be provided by the sponsoring department.

Attire:   B.L.E.C. Reserve/Intermittent Academy Required Uniform pdf format of B.L.E.C. R/I Academy Required Uniforms

Tuition:  $1400.00 [In the form of a town check, bank check or money order (No personal checks please)]


Reserve/Intermittent Recruit Officer CourseContact InformationHow To Register
September 16, 2014 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4pm-10pm
Contact your sponsoring Chief or the BLEC Treasurer, Dalton Chief Jeff Coe at (413) 684-0300 or jcoedpd@nycap.rr.com

Download an MPTC Reserve Recruit Officer Application pdf format of Reserve/Intermittent Recruit Officer Course Training
(complete it as instructed) and .   

Send completed forms and $1400.00 in the form of a town check, bank check or money order (No personal checks please) to: 

Mail to
B.L.E.C., 462 Main Street, Dalton MA 01226
Attn: Reserve Academy

NOTE:  You will be required to have health insurance to participate. It will be the responsibility of the sponsoring chief to verify insurance coverage as verified in the MPTC application.