Guide Full-time Police Academies authorized by the MPTC

The MPTC approves recruit academies operated by police departments statewide. Each MPTC authorized academy has their specific point of contact, tuition costs and application process. The MPTC is not involved in their application process. Upon graduation of an authorized police academy the student officer will have successfully completed the prescribed course of study for basic police training, to exercise police powers, as mandated by MGL, Chapter 41, § 96B.

Register at a Full-time Authorized Police Academy

Eligibility Requirements

Please contact the authorized police academy directly with registration and academy related questions.

Authorized Police Academy Start Date Contact/Phone/E-mail
Boston Police Academy
85 Williams Avenue,
Hyde Park, MA 02136
  (617) 343-4410
E-mail:

Lowell Police Training Center
99 Middlesex St
Lowell, MA              

In session Sergeant David Quirbach 
(978) 674-4141
E-mail: Dquirbach@lowellma.gov
MBTA Police Academy
85 Sea Street,
Quincy, MA 02169

In session
Sergeant Saro K. Thompson
(617) 222-1987

E-mail: sthompson@mbta.com or
tpdacademy@mbta.com
NECC Police Academy
100 Elliott Street,
Haverhill, A 01830
In session Sergeant Dan O'Connell
(978) 965-1026

E-mail: dpoconnell@ci.methuen.ma.us
Springfield Police Academy
50 East Street,
Springfield, MA 01104
In session Lieutenant Norman Charest
(413) 750-2522
E-mail: ncharest@springfieldpolice.net
State Police Municipal Academy
State Police Academy
340 West Brookfield Road
New Braintree, MA 01531
In session
 
Juliet Tondera
E-mail: Juliet.tondera@massmail.state.ma.us
Worcester Police Academy
Worcester Police Department
9-11 Lincoln Square,
Worcester, MA 06108
  Captain Jerry O’Rourke
(508) 799-8641
E-mail: orourkejf@worcesterma.gov

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