How to enroll in a full-time police academy

For consideration, a complete Application Packet must be received by MPTC's Basic Recruit Officer Training Coordinator.

Pat Caggiano, MPTC Recruit Officer Training Coordinator

The Details of How to enroll in a full-time police academy

What you need for How to enroll in a full-time police academy

You must meet the eligibility requirements.

A complete Application Packet includes:   

  • One original FT Police Academy Application signed by the sponsoring authority and the applicant*
  • One copy of applicant's appointment letter (full-time and permanent part-time applicants)
  • One copy of pages 1 and 6  of the comprehensive medical 
  • One copy of the official Physical Ability Test (PAT)
  • One original signed waiver and release (part-time applicants that are sponsored or sponsored applicants)

* When applying to multiple MPTC police academies, fill-out page one of the Application for each scheduled police academy you are applying to and include it with your packet.

Fees for How to enroll in a full-time police academy

Name Fee Unit
Student Officer's Tuition $3,000 Per student officer

How to apply How to enroll in a full-time police academy

If you need assistance submitting the Application, please feel free to contact Pat Caggiano at (781) 437-0306. 

Mail an original application packet to:

Pat Caggiano, Recruit Officer Training Coordinator
MPTC H.Q., 6 Adams Street, Randolph, MA 02368

Note: The MPTC does not take registrations for the authorized police academies.  You must contact the authorized academy's directly for their scheduled dates, process to apply and tuition costs. 

Next steps for How to enroll in a full-time police academy

  1. What to do after you have been accepted to the police academy

    Once the department and student has received an Official Letter of Acceptance from the MPTC, the sponsoring department should ensure the student officer has acquired the required equipment listed on the MPTC Standard Equipment List.

  2. Student Officer Tuition

    Student Officer Tuition is due no later than seven 7 days prior to the police academy start date.

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