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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

6 Adams St.
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.), Interim Executive Director

Phone

Fax: (781) 963-0235

Chief Operations Officer

Sheila Gallagher, Esq, Chief Operations 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

Denise Sarro

Denise Sarro, Human Resources, Municipal Police Training Committee

Director of Training and Delivery

Andrea Nardone, Director of Training and Delivery

Acadis Training Portal Support

Contact the Acadis Support Team

Curricula Development

Doriann Ference facilitates the development of curricula, oversees the Instructor Development Program and its trainers, catalogs and disseminates current curricula for in-service, specialized, recruit and reserve basic training on behalf of the MPTC including maintenance of a library of current and past curricula and lesson plans.

Address

Western Mass Police Academy
c/o Springfield Technical Community College
1 Armory Square, Building #11
Springfield, MA 01102

Phone

Fax: (413) 755-6331

Online

Fiscal Unit

Andrea Kenney, Budget Director

Phone

Fax: (781) 963-0235

Online

Kris Gottlander-Gentile, Purchasing Agent, Instructor Payroll

Phone

Fax: (781) 963-0235

Online

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

Don Decker is the subject matter expert who coordinates grant funded Highway Safety Division Drug Recognition Expert training and certifications for the Municipal Police Training Committee.

Steve May coordinates grant funded Highway Safety Division Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Speed Measurement (Radar and Lidar) training and certifications on behalf of the Municipal Police Training Committee.

Phone

Instructor Certification Manager

Rose Sauvageau, with the authorization 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

Municipal Police Training Committee H.Q.
6 Adams St.
Randolph, MA 02368

Phone

Fax: (781) 963-0235

Online

Legal Issues Updates

Legal Issues Coordinator (vacant)

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

Phone

Sheila Gallagher (781) 437-0314

Sheila Gallagher is the POC until such time this position is filled.

MPTC Full-time Recruit Officer Course Registration

Pat Caggiano, MPTC Recruit Officer Training Coordinator

Pat Caggiano coordinates the application process for MPTC operated full-time police academies.

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

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) 591-4507
Plymouth Academy Staff Instructor Office (508) 591-4509
Fax: (508) 830-6319

Randolph Police Academy

Address

6 Adams St.
Randolph, MA 02368

Phone

John (Jack) Dillon, 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

John (Jack) Dillon, Academy Director John.m.dillon@mass.gov
Kevin Donnelly, Program Coordinator kevin.m.donnelly@mass.gov
Lisa Ann Reich, Program Coordinator lisaann.reich@mass.gov

Reading Police Academy

Address

25 Haverhill Street
P.O. Box 522
Reading, MA 01867

Phone

Chief Richard E. Smith (Ret), Interim Academy Director (781) 437-0341
Larry Norman, Coordinator, Veteran Officer and Specialized Programs (781) 437-0343

Western Massachusetts Police Academy

Address

1 Armory Square
Building #11
Springfield, MA 01102

Phone

Joe Witowski, 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 Police Academy Contacts

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

Phone

Sergeant James Blake, Boston PD Police Academy (617) 343-4410
Sergeant Saro K. Thompson, MBTA Police Academy (978) 965-1026
Sergeant David Quirbach, Lowell Police Academy (978) 674-4141
Sergeant Dan O'Connell, NECC Police Academy (978) 965-1026
Lieutenant Norman Charest, Springfield PD Police Academy (413) 750-2500
Juliet Tondera, State Police Municipal Academy (508) 867-1000
Captain Jerry O'Rourke, Worcester PD Police Academy (508) 799-8641

MPTC-authorized Reserve/Intermittent Police Academies

Reserve/Intermittent Police Training Organizations

Reserve/Intermittent training programs prescribed by the MPTC (Committee) operated by authorized police training organizations.

Phone

Berkshire Law Enforcement Council - Officer Nicole Gaynor (413) 448-9728

Operated through Dalton MA Police Department

Central Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association - Deputy Chief Paul C. Bozicas (978) 868-3510

Operated through the Boylston Police Academy, Boylston, MA

Hampden County Sherriffs Department - Lieutenant Wayde Dubois (413) 858-0184

Operated through the Hampden County Sherriffs Department, Ludlow, MA

Massachusetts Law Enforcement Training Alliance, LLC - Richard D. LeBel, President (978) 887-2546

Operated at 460 Boston St #5, Topsfield, MA

New England Law Enforcement Training Center - Vincent Lamberti, Director (617) 778-8149

Operated at Suffolk County Sheriff’s Academy, 180 Crescent Ave., Chelsea, MA

Northeast Regional Police Institute - Lieutenant James Graham, Director (781) 844-1625

Operated at 101 Merrimack Street, Haverhill, MA

Plymouth County Police Chiefs Association - Libby Cierri, P.C.P.C.A. Program Coordinator (508) 830-6365

Operated through the Plymouth Police Academy, 24 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA

South Suburban Police Institute - Erin Farrell (508) 543-0632

Located at 35 Neponset Avenue, Foxboro, MA

Southeastern Massachusetts Police Training Association - Chief Carlton E. Abbott, Freetown PD (508) 763-4017

Operated through Acushnet Police Department, 130 Main St., Acushnet, MA

Online

Western Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association Contact Western Mass Chiefs of Police Reserve/Intermittent Program 

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