Municipal Police Training Committee Staff Directory

The MPTC is a state agency charged with providing training to municipal, University of Massachusetts and Environmental police officers throughout the Commonwealth. This training consists of both full-time recruit basic training and veteran officer training.

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MPTC Headquarters Address

Address

42 Thomas Patten Dr.
Randolph, MA 02368

Phone

Main Number (781) 437-0300

Open M-F 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Fax: (781) 963-0235

Executive Director

Chief Robert J. Ferullo (Ret.), Executive Director

Phone

Fax: (781) 963-0235

Chief Operations Officer

Sheila Gallagher, Esq, Chief Operating Officer

Sheila Gallagher is the Chief Operations Officer overseeing the daily operations of the Municipal Police Training Committee.

Phone

Fax: (781) 963-0235

Human Resources

Vacant, MPTC Human Resources

Human Resources for the Municipal Police Training Committee

Training and Delivery

Andrea Nardone, Chief of Training

Acadis Training Portal Support

Contact the Acadis Support Team

Curricula Development

Lara Thomas, Deputy Chief of Training

Exemption or Temporary Waiver Requests

Exemption or Temporary Waiver Request

A person appointed to serve as a full-time police officer in Massachusetts may be granted an exemption, in whole or part, from the full-time police academy training requirement in certain limited circumstances.

Phone

Sheila Gallagher, Chief Operations Officer (781) 437-0314

Online

Learn how to make a request. Request an Exemption or Temporary Waiver 

Fiscal Unit

MPTC Fiscal Unit

Phone

Denise Mellon, Chief Fiscal Officer (781) 437-0304
Vacant, Budget Director (781) 437-0307
Kris Gottlander-Gentile (781) 437-0305
Mary Bragg, Fiscal Unit Highway Safety Grants Manager (781) 437 - 0312
Jean Avril (781) 437-0316

Online

MPTC Instructor Contracts MPTCInstructorContract@mass.gov
E-mail the Fiscal Unit Fiscal.MPTC@mass.gov
E-mail the CFO denise.mellon@mass.gov
Email the Budget Director lia.r.avelino-ford@mass.gov

Highway Safety Training

Ross Panacopoulos coordinates grant funded Highway Safety Division traffic crash investigation training and certifications on behalf of the Municipal Police Training Committee.

Online

The DRE subject matter expert coordinates grant funded Highway Safety Division Drug Recognition Expert training and certifications for the Municipal Police Training Committee.

James J. Raso, Assistant DRE Coordinator

Trp. Jamie Magarian (ret), MPTC HSD Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Breath Test Operator

Jamie Magarian, (ret), State Police is responsible for Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Breath Test Operator training and certifications on behalf of the Municipal Police Training Committee.

Steve Mullaney, Speed Measurement (Radar/Lidar)

Instructor Certification

Rose Sauvageau, MPTC Instructor Certification Manager

Rose Sauvageau, at the recommendation of the MPTC’s Subject Matter Experts, issues Instructor Certifications authorizing individuals to teach as an instructional trainer for the Municipal Police Training Committee and its sponsored programs (i.e. Recruit, In-Service, Specialized, Basic Reserve programs) on behalf of the MPTC.

Address

MPTC Headquarters
42 Thomas Patten Dr.
Randolph, MA 02368

Lynda Kearns, Statewide Programs Coordinator

Supports MPTC's Statewide Program Coordinators the facilitation of scheduling instructor certification training.

Phone

Online

Monday - Friday Lynda.Kearns@mass.gov

Chief Neal Hovey, MPTC CPR and First Responder

Neal Hovey is the subject matter expert who coordinates CPR and first responder training and certifications for the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Charles DiChiara, MPTC Defensive Tactics Coordinator

MPTC's Defensive Tactics Statewide Coordinator coordinates defensive tactics training and certifications for the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Maura Landry, Domestic & Sexual Violence, Human Trafficking SME

Maura Landry is the subject matter expert who coordinates domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking training and certifications for the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Sergeant Jason Brennan, MPTC Firearms Coordinator

Sergeant Brennan is the subject matter expert who coordinates firearms training and certifications for the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Jason Shea, M.S.PES, MPTC Health and Wellness Coordinator

Jason Shea is the subject matter expert who coordinates health and wellness training and certifications on behalf of the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Denise Flagg, Legal Instructor Certification

Denise Flagg is the subject matter expert who coordinates instructor training and certifications for Legal Issues on behalf of the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Patrol Procedures/Active Shooter Statewide Coordinator

Sergeant Timothy Watts is the subject matter expert who coordinates patrol procedures/active shooter training and certifications on behalf of the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Online

Sergeant Timothy Watts, PP/AS Statewide Coordinator Timothy.M.Watts@mass.gov
Lieutenant Kristopher M. Kamborian, MPTC Patrol Procedures/Active Shooter Asst. Coordinator kristopher.m.kamborian@mass.gov

John Fraher, MPTC Simulations Statewide Coordinator

John Fraher coordinates Simulation’s training and certifications on behalf of the Municipal Police Training Committee, including curriculum and course development and instructor certification criteria and approvals.

Legal Issues Updates

Denise Flagg, Legal Issues Coordinator

The Legal Issues Coordinator provides updates for cases and legislation that affect policing in Massachusetts.

MPTC Committee Voting Members

MPTC (Committee) Voting Members and area of representation

The committee reviews and makes recommendations to the secretary an annual appropriation for the administration of the committee, as well as for the operations of a headquarters and regional training centers, and for the delivery of standardized training at the academies.

Online

Executive Office of Public Safety and Security - Terrence M. Reidy, Secretary, EOPSS Terrence.Reidy@mass.gov
Northeast Chiefs of Police - Chief James Hicks, Chairman, Natick Police Department Hicks@Natickpolice.com
Boston Police Department - Superintendent Winifred Cotter, Boston Police Department winifred.cotter@pd.boston.gov
Central Massachusetts Chiefs of Police - Chief C. Thomas O’Donnell, West Brookfield Police Department ctodonnell@wbrookfield.com
Essex County Sheriff - Sheriff Kevin Coppinger kcoppinger@essexsheriffma.org
Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officer - Deputy Superintendent Lanita Cullinane, Boston Police Department lanita.cullinane@pd.boston.gov
Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement - Chief Kelly Nee, Boston University Police Department kellynee@bu.edu
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority - Superintendent Richard Sullivan rsullivan@mbta.com
Massachusetts Chiefs of Police - Chief Brian Kyes, Chelsea Police Department bkyes@chelseama.gov
Massachusetts Police Association - Sergeant Joseph Vieira, Dartmouth Police Department jv100@comcast.net
Massachusetts State Police - Commandant Daniel McGinn Daniel.McGinn@mass.gov
Office of The Attorney General - Attorney James O’Brien Jim.O'brien@ago.state.ma.us
Southeastern Massachusetts Chiefs of Police - Chief Frank Frederickson, Yarmouth Police Department ffredrickson@yarmouth.ma.us
Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police - Chief Jennifer Gundersen, South Hadley Police Department gundersen@southhadleypolice.org
Franklin County Sheriff - Sheriff Chris Donelan chris.donelan@fcs.state.ma.us

MPTC Full-time Recruit Officer Course Registration

MPTC Recruit Officer Training Coordinator

The Recruit Training Coordinator coordinates the application process for MPTC operated full-time police academies.

Phone

Pat Caggiano (781) 437-0306
Julie Tondera (781) 807-0029

MPTC Police Academies

Boylston Police Academy

Address

221 Main Street
Boylston, MA 01505

Phone

Joanne Gardiner, Academy Director (774) 515-0304
Laura Nichols, Veteran and Specialized Training Coordinator (774) 515-0305
Boylston Academy Staff Instructor Office (774) 515-0308
Fax: 508-869-3187

Online

Joanne Gardiner, Academy Director Joanne.Gardiner@mass.gov
Laura Nichols, Veteran and Specialized Training Coordinator Laura.Nichols@mass.gov

MPTC Lynnfield Police Academy

Address

425 Walnut Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940

Phone

Jack Dillon, Academy Director (781) 205-3101
Larry Norman, Coordinator, Veteran Officer and Specialized Programs (781) 205-3102
Staff Instructor's Office (781) 205-3104

Northern Essex (NECC) Police Academy

Address

Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott St.
Haverhill, MA 01830

Online

Joshua Stokel, Academy Director jstokel@necc.mass.edu

Plymouth Police Academy

Address

24 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone

Eileen Goodick, Academy Director (508) 591-4055
Alison Taylor, Cape & Islands Veteran and Specialized Training Coordinator (508) 591-4056
Joanne Heres, Veteran Officer Training Coordinator (508) 591-4057
Plymouth Academy Staff Instructor Office (508) 591-4059
Fax: (508) 830-6319

Randolph Police Academy

Address

42 Thomas Patten Dr.
Randolph, MA 02368

Phone

Jackie Hazeldine, Academy Director (781) 437-0320
Kevin Donnelly, Program Coordinator for Command Staff and Veteran Officer Training (781) 437-0351
Lisa Ann Reich, Program Coordinator Veteran Officer and Specialized Training (781) 437-0326
Fax: (781) 963-0235

Online

Jackie Hazeldine, Academy Director jaclyn.b.hazeldine@mass.gov
Kevin Donnelly, Program Coordinator kevin.m.donnelly@mass.gov
Lisa Ann Reich, Program Coordinator lisaann.reich@mass.gov

Western Massachusetts Police Academy

Address

1 Armory Square
Building #11
Springfield, MA 01102

Phone

Michele Lyons, Academy Director (413) 693-1701
Todd Mongeon, Veteran and Specialized Training Coordinator (413) 693-1702
Western MA Academy Staff Instructor Office (413) 693-1704
Fax: (413) 755-6331

MPTC-authorized Full-time Police Academies

MPTC-authorized Full-time Police Academies

The MPTC is not involved in authorized police academy's application process. Please direct all academy-related questions to the authorized academy's contact.

Address

Boston PD Police Academy
85 Williams Avenue
Hyde Park, MA 02136
Cambridge Police Academy
360 Huntington Ave 100cp
Boston, MA 02115
Cape Cod Municipal Police Academy
The Welcome Center Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC)
Building 1805
Camp Edwards, MA 02542
Fitchburg State University Police Program
32 Clinton St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Lowell Police Academy, Lowell, MA
99 Middlesex St
Lowell, MA 01852
State Police Municipal Academy (SPMA) (Dormitories available)
340 West Brookfield Rd
New Braintree, MA 01531
Worcester PD Police Academy
9-11 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01760

Phone

Sergeant James Blake, Academy Director, Boston PD Police Academy (617) 343-4410
Sergeant Thomas Glynn, Academy Director, Cambridge Police Academy (617) 349-9176
Peter Carnes, Academy Director, Cape Cod Municipal Police Academy (508) 419-2860
Lisa Lane, Academy Director, Fitchburg State University Police Program (978) 665-3038
Sergeant David Quirbach, Academy Director, Lowell Police Academy (978) 674-4141
Detective Paul Mabee, Academy Director, MBTA Police Academy Ph: (617) 222-1986/617-222-1987
Lieutenant Norman Charest, Academy Director, Springfield PD Police Academy (413) 750-2500
Captain Jerry O'Rourke, Academy Director, Worcester Police Academy (508) 799-8641

Online

Sergeant James Blake, Academy Director, Boston Police Academy james.blake@pd.boston.gov
Sgt. Thomas Glynn, Academy Director Cambridge Police Academy tglynn@cambridgepolice.org
Peter Carnes, Academy Director, Cape Cod Municipal Police Academy peter.carnes@barnstablecounty.org
Lisa Lane, Academy Director, FSU Police Academy llane2@fitchburgstate.edu
Sergeant David Quirbach, Academy Director, Lowell Police Academy dquirbach@lowellma.gov
Detective Mabee, Academy Director, MBTA Police Academy pmabee@mbta.com
Captain Jerry O'Rourke, Academy Director, Worcester Police Academy orourkejf@worcesterma.gov

Transcripts, Training Manuals and other Public Records Requests

Nicole Hamwey, Records Analyst

Online

Mary DeFrancesco, Records Analyst

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