In-Service eLearning Training - 2019 / 2020

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Legal Updates - 2019/2020 (6 hours)

In this program will cover contemporary case law and updates on legal issues involving Motor Vehicle Law, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure and other Criminal Law Developments. We’ll look into the status of cell phones, warrants and searches. We’ll even examine the right of the public to video record you while you work. And as a refresher, we’ll look back at the Criminal Justice Reform Bill, Juvenile Law Changes and the Marijuana Laws.
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Police Survival (3 hours)

In this training we will open a discussion about the issues surrounding law enforcement suicides and their prevention, as well as what we can do to support our officers. Our goal is create a culture that encourages a spirit of change. Suicide and mental health challenges within law enforcement are problems that are long overdue for discussion and action.
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Animal Cruelty: Investigations Involving Animals (3 hours)

The objective of this training is to build the capacity of law enforcement individuals to recognize the link between crimes against animals and crimes against people. This training will also describe how animal cruelty cases are reported and delve into M.G.L. Chapter 272. In addition, this program will define what constitutes animal cruelty, explain how to investigate possible animal cruelty and identify various forms of animal abuse.
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Defensive Tactics - 2019/2020 (3 hours)

In this program will revisit the Use of Force Model and the Totality Triangle. We’ll look at the terms suspect and subject with the need to understand the different meanings especially when applied to persons with mental illness or suffering from other medical conditions. We’ll examine case law decisions found in; “Hill v. Miracle” and “Callwood v. Jones” and lastly, we'll address cover and contact principles, documentation, and various control tactics.

In-Service "Local Option" Training - 2019 / 2020

The following programs are available now and meet the requirements for MPTC "Local Option" / Additional Training.

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Police Pursuit: Guidelines, Policy & Procedures, Risk Avoidance (3 hours)

MPI’s Police Pursuit training program contains contemporary “Best Practices and Guidelines” for vehicular pursuit, “Policy and Procedure”, recommendations from the IACP and MCOPA, and directives to follow in order to reduce the risk of serious injury and death to both officers and citizens alike. By following the procedures outlined in this training, you are sure to elevate your department to a higher level of community responsibility and at the same time, reduce your agency’s liability profile.
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Suicide by Cop: A Dangerous Reality (3 hours)

In this training program, surrounding the practice of suicide by cop, we will review some facts regarding suicide in general. This may give you a better understanding of the underlying motivation and planning involved in such a critical incident. One thing that all suicide-by-cop individuals have in common is that the person who commits suicide-by-cop has, by definition, gone from being a victim to being a perpetrator.

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