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Instructor Development Program

This program is a pre-requisite to becoming an instructor for the Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) and its sponsored programs. Instructor trainers must attend this course prior to teaching for the MPTC and it's sponsored programs.
Six (6) days or nine (9) evenings

Dori-Ann Ference, MPTC Programs and Standards

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What you need

The Instructor Development Program is a required course for those instructors wishing to apply to teach for the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) and its sponsored programs (i.e. Recruit, Professional Development, Specialized, Basic Reserve and Reserve In-Service Programs).


  • DAYTIME:  8:30 AM – 3:30 PM  (Six-days) 
  • EVENINGS: 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM (Nine evenings. No dinner break)

ATTIRE:  Department Uniform is required


All the classes are FULL. Future classes will be posted for fall of 2018 sometime in July



How to register

To enroll Fax the MPTC Instructor Training Application Dori-Ann Ference at (413) 755-6331



Western Mass Police Academy
c/o Springfield Technical Community College, 1 Armory Square, Building #11, Springfield, MA 01102
(413) 755-6331


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