Register for the part-time police academy at Southeastern Massachusetts Police Training Association

This course is an entry-level training program for a person hired or interested in a part-time reserve/intermittent position in which he or she will exercise police powers as a police officer.

Chief Carlton E. Abbott, Freetown PD, S.E.M.P.T.A. Program Director

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S.E.M.P.T.A. Reserve/Intermittent Basic Academy

The Reserve/Intermittent Recruit Officer Course consists of 375 hours.  *An additional 20 hours of MPTC-certified firearms training is required if the officer will be armed with a firearm.

Training Location: Acushnet Police Department - (unless otherwise noted)
Contact:  Chief Carlton E. Abbott, Program Director
Hours:  Generally runs Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings and Saturdays

  • 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. or 10:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. (There may also be an occasional Sundays) 

Attire:  Academy uniform required.

Schedule

  WK DATE DAY CURRICULUM HRS
1   12/11/19 Wednesday Orientation  3
2   1/2/20 Thursday Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
3 1 1/4/20 Saturday Integrity & Sexual Harassment & Bias Crimes CE #1 6
4   1/7/20 Tuesday CORI & Technology CE #1 3
5   1/8/20 Wednesday Community Policing  3
6   1/9/20 Thursday Fair & Impartial Policing 3
7 2 1/11/20 Saturday Constitutional Law I & II 6
8   1/14/20 Tuesday Constitutional Law III 3
9   1/15/20 Wednesday Constitutional Law IV 3
10   1/16/20 Thursday Constitutional Law V  3
11 3 1/18/20 Saturday Constitutional Law VI & VII 6
12   1/21/20 Tuesday Constitutional Law  VIII  3
13   1/22/19 Wednesday Constitutional Law EXAM 1.5
14   1/23/19 Thursday Criminal Law I  4
15 4 1/25/20 Saturday Criminal Law II & III 7
16   1/28/20 Tuesday Criminal Law IV 4
17   1/29/20 Wednesday Criminal Law V 4
18   1/30/20 Thursday Criminal Law VI  4
19 5 2/1/20 Saturday Criminal Law VII & Review 7
20   2/2/2020 Sunday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
21   2/3/2020 Monday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
22   2/4/20 Tuesday Criminal Law EXAM 3
23   2/5/20 Wednesday Motor Vehicle Law I 3
23   2/6/2020 Thursday Motor Vehicle Law II  6
24 6 2/8/2020 Saturday *Motor Vehicle Law (Bike Safety & OUI Enforce) III & IV 3
25   2/11/2020 Tuesday Use of Force CE #2 3
26   2/12/2020 Wednesday Motor Vehicle Law EXAM 1.5
27   2/13/2020 Thursday Defensive Tactics I  3
28 7 2/15/2020 Saturday Defensive Tactics II & III 7
29   2/16/19 Sunday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
30   2/17/2019 Monday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
31   2/18/2020 Tuesday Crises & Conflict CE #2 3
32   2/19/2020 Wednesday Juvenile Issues   3
33   2/20/2020 Thursday Pistol Handling Skills 3
34 8 2/22/2020 Saturday Applied Patrol Procedures I & II 8
35   2/25/2020 Tuesday Applied Patrol Procedures III  4
36   2/26/2020 Wednesday Applied Patrol Procedures IV 4
37   2/27/2020 Thursday *First Responder I 4
38 9 2/29/2020 Saturday *CPR / AED 8
39   3/3/2020 Tuesday *First Responder II 4
40   3/4/2020 Wednesday *First Responder III 4
41   3/5/2020 Thursday *First Responder IV 4
42 10 3/7/2020 Saturday *First Responder V & VI 8
43   3/8/2020 Sunday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
45   3/9/2020 Monday *First Responder VII 4
46   3/10/2020 Tuesday  Crime Scene CE #1 3
47   3/11/2020 Wednesday Defensive Tactics IV 3
48   3/12/2020 Thursday Defensive Tactics V 3
49 11 3/14/2020 Saturday Defensive Tactics VI & VII 7
50   3/16/2020 Monday *First Responder IV 4
51   3/17/2020 Tuesday Drug Identification CE #1 3
52   3/18/2020 Wednesday Interview & Interrogation CE #1  3
53   3/19/2020 Thursday Report Writing 3
54 12 3/21/2020 Saturday Report Writing & Homework Assigned (Mod 5-3hrs) 6
55   3/22/2020 Sunday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
56   3/24/2020 Tuesday Arrest & Processing CE #1 3
57   3/25/2020 Wednesday *Domestic Violence I  CE #1 3
58   3/26/2020 Thursday *Suicide Prevention CE #1 3
59 13 3/28/2020 Saturday *Domestic Violence II  & Victim Rights *  CE #1 6
60   3/31/2020 Tuesday *Sex Crimes CE #1 3
61   4/1/2020 Wednesday Comprehensive Exam #1 - 50 Questions ** 1.5
62   4/2/2020 Thursday Special Needs 4
63 14 4/4/2020 Saturday Defensive Tactics VIII 7
64   4/7/2020 Tuesday Autism CE#2 3
65   4/8/2020 Wednesday Traffic Control CE #2 3
66   4/9/2020 Thursday Crash Investigating & Reporting I 4
67 15 4/11/2020 Saturday Crash Investigating & Reporting II & III 8
68   4/14/2020 Tuesday Crash Investigating & Reporting IV 4
69   4/15/2020 Wednesday Crash Investigating & Reporting V  4
70   4/16/2020 Thursday Crash Investigating & Reporting VII  CE#2  4
71 16 4/18/2020 Saturday Court Room Testimony  I CE #2 6
72   4/21/2020 Tuesday Eyewitness ID  CE #2 3
73   4/22/2020 Wednesday Response to M.I & Emotional Disturbances 3
74   4/23/2020 Thursday Response to M.I & Emotional Disturbances 3
75 17 4/25/2020 Saturday Response to M.I & Emotional Disturbances 6
76   4/26/2020 Sunday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
77   4/28/2020 Tuesday Defensive Tactics IX 3
78   4/29/2020 Wednesday Defensive Tactics X 3
79   4/30/2020 Thursday Applied Patrol Procedures V  8
80 18 5/2/2020 Saturday Applied Patrol Procedures VI & VII 4
81   5/5/2020 Tuesday Applied Patrol Procedures  VIII 4
82   5/6/2020 Wednesday Applied Patrol Procedures IX 4
83   5/7/2020 Thursday Applied Patrol Procedures X  8
84 19 5/9/2020 Saturday Applied Patrol Procedures XI & XII 4
85   5/12/2020 Tuesday Below 100  3
86   5/13/2020 Wednesday Radar 4
87   5/14/2020 Thursday Radar 4
88 20 5/16/2020 Saturday Radar 8
89   5/19/2020 Tuesday Child & Elder Abuse CE #2 3
90   5/20/2020 Wednesday Comprehensive Exam #2 - 50 Questions *** 1.5
91   5/21/2020 Thursday Makeup Class Day - If needed  
92 21 5/25/2019 Saturday Memorial Day Weekend - No Class  
93   5/26/2020 Tuesday BT Familiarization 3
94   5/27/2020 Wednesday SFST 4
95   5/29/2020 Thursday SFST 4
96   5/30/2020 Saturday SFST 8
97 22 5/31/2020 Sunday SFST 8
98   6/1/2020 Monday Class makeup day - If needed  
99   6/2/2020 Tuesday Class makeup day - If needed  
           
    4/1/2020 Wednesday **Critical Incident Response before Comp Exam #1  0.5
    5/20/2020 Thursday ***Work Zone Safety before  Comp Exam #2  2
           
        Online Option  
        Traffic Incident Management  4
           
        Total Classroom Hours 375
           
    6/3/2020 Wednesday Graduation - 6:30 P.M.  

Fees for Register for the part-time police academy at Southeastern Massachusetts Police Training Association

Tuition is made payable to SEMPTA in the form of a bank certified check or money order (only).

  • There is an additional costs for books (approximately $260.00). A separate check should also be made payable to SEMPTA
Name Fee Unit
Reserve/Intermittent Student Officer Tuition $1,800 per Student Officer

How to register Register for the part-time police academy at Southeastern Massachusetts Police Training Association

Registration:

  1. Complete the MPTC Reserve/Intermittent Recruit Officer Course Training Application (includes MPTC Waiver and Release
  2. Fax to (508) 763-4010 and
  3. Contact program Director, Freetown Police Chief Carlton E. Abbott at (508) 763-4017

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