Learn how to request public records from the Municipal Police Training Committee.
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.
There are various options for highway safety training in areas such as crash reconstruction, speed measurement, impaired driving enforcement, and many others.
The Municipal Police Training Committee maintains and documents its meetings in accordance with the Commonwealth's Open Meeting Law requirements.
Prior to exercising police powers in the Commonwealth, individuals must successfully complete the prescribed course of study for basic police training authorized by Municipal Police Training Committee.
Training Year 19 - 20 In-Service training requirement for all sworn municipal, University of Massachusetts and environmental police officers (full-time and reserve/intermittent).
Updates for cases and legislation that affect policing in Massachusetts
The Municipal Police Training Committee receives medical oversight for the training provided to the Commonwealth’s police officers.
The MPTC offers focused training to veteran officers, which ranges from one day to several weeks. This training is provided for patrol officers, detectives and supervisors, including chiefs of police, and is designed to address training needs.
The Harbormaster Training Council sets policies and standards for training harbormasters throughout the Commonwealth.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts works with health care and law enforcement agencies to maintain a sexual assault evidence collection kit tracking system accessible to survivors.