Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification

This course is for law enforcement officers to be certified as MPTC Defensive Tactics Instructor.

Charles DiChara, DT Instructor

The Details

What you need


  • Must be in excellent physical condition and free of any injuries

  • Have at least 5 years of full time law enforcement experience

  • Include a resume with your application outlining any related experience or training

  • Have approval from the Chief or other authorized personnel

  • Instructors must register to attend the Pre-Requisite Instructor Development Course if they have not attended.

Dress code and required equipment::

  • Polo shirt & 511s or BDUs
  • Fully equipped police duty belt with red/blue training gun and holster, inert OC with pouch, straight or expandable baton with holder, handcuffs, case and key

12 Day Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification

Class size:  30

Starts on October 30, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Monday through Thursday

Week One:    October 30th - November 2nd
Week Two:    November 6th - November 9th
Week Three:  November 13th - November 16th


How to apply

To register by E-mail:

  • Print and complete the Instructor Training Application

  • Attach your resume to your completed application

  • E-mail your completed application and resume to Kevin Donnelly Kevin.M.Donnelly@MassMail.State.MA.US

More info

This twelve-day certification training will include: 

  • Use of force

  • Handcuffing

  • Control restraint

  • OC spray, baton, and open hand strikes




Boylston Police Academy (508) 869-3187

To register, fax a current resume and complete MPTC Instructor Training Application




(508) 869-3187

Boylston Police Academy fax


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