Part-time Reserve/Intermittent Recruit Officer Courses

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 part-time police officer.

Prior to exercising police powers as a part-time police officer, a person must satisfactorily complete a reserve/intermittent training program prescribed by the MPTC (Committee). This course is a minimum of 372.5 hours administered by regional police training organizations (listed below) at various locations throughout the Commonwealth. When carrying a weapon, an additional 20 hours of MPTC-certified firearms training is required.

Authorized Police Training Organizations

Details on facilities, contact information, training dates, how to register, tuition and equipment requirements can be found by clicking the part-time police academy link.


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