Specialized Professional Development
Training Year 2016
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Hours:  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM unless otherwise designated

Location:  Classes to be held at Boylston Academy, 221 Main Street, Boylston, MA 01505 unless otherwise noted.

Attire:  Department Uniform or Business Casual

Registration:  To enroll in a specific program, please complete a MPTC Professional Development Application pdf format of Professional Development Application
and fax it to Program Coordinator Lisa Lane at 508-869-3187.  Please provide student & training officer E-mail addresses on application for confirmation.

Please direct inquiries to Lisa.Lane@MassMail.State.MA.US or 781-437-0352

COURSE

DATES

NOTES

“Survival of the Fittest: A Seminar on Nutrition, Fitness & Stress Reduction for Law Enforcement”(One Day)

May 24, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Instructor: Off. Paul Cyr (Worcester PD). Off. Cyr holds multiple certifications in fitness & nutrition in addition to his MPTC Health & Wellness Level 3 Instructor certification.

Field Training Officer Training
(Five Day)

June 13-17, 2016

Instructor: Sgt. Joe Thibodeau (N. Reading PD) & Capt. John Newton (Ret, Greenfield PD)

Crash Reconstruction
(Two Weeks)

May 2-6, 2016

May 9-13, 2016

Training will be held at Worcester Police Department, 9-11 Lincoln Square, Worcester, MA.

Crash Investigation Refresher
(One Week)

April 25-29, 2016

 

**CLASS IS FULL**

"Gangs: Investigative Strategies and Techniques"

*Includes case presentation on FBI’s “Operation Roadkill” which targeted the Taunton Charter of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club

(One Day)

 

May 19, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Instructor: Special Agent John Woudenberg (FBI), Worcester HIDTA Task Force DEA New England Field Division
Police Mountain Bike Training
(Three Days)

May 4, 5 & 6, 2016

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

AND

June 15, 16 & 17, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

May Training Location: Boylston Police Academy

 

June Training Location: Millis, MA

 

Detective Basic Training
(Eight Days)

 

April 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 & 28, 2016

*Please Note the Dates: Training days will run each week in the month of April (instead of two consecutive weeks)

** CLASS IS FULL**

Suicide Prevention
(Half Day)

 

April 19, 2016

8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Instructor: Sgt. Frank Eldridge (Newton PD). This training is for full-time officers, part-time officers, dispatchers & matrons

Suicide Prevention/Supervisors(Half Day)

 

April 19, 2016

12:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Instructor: Sgt. Frank Eldridge (Newton PD).This training is for all supervisors, including supervisors who were recently promoted

First-Line Supervisor Training

(One Week)  

(*Formerly Two Week Basic Sergeant Training*)

April 25 – 29, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Pilot of newly developed MPTC  sergeant curriculum

Pre-requisite: Sergeants with a year or less in the position

**CLASS IS FULL**

LIDAR
(One Day)

 

May 9, 2016

8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: Off. Jeremy Smith (Worcester PD)

ARIDE (Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement)

(Two Days)

June 13 & 14, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructors: Off. Peter Buck

(Athol PD) & Off. Larry Napolitano (Shrewsbury PD)

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)

(Three Days)

June 6, 7 & 8, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructors: Off. Peter Buck

(Athol PD) & Off. Larry Napolitano (Shrewsbury PD)

SFST Refresher
(One Day)

May 27, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: Off. Peter Buck

(Athol PD) & Off. Larry Napolitano (Shrewsbury PD)