Reserve Intermittent Academy
The Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association is contracted by the Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) to provide the Basic Reserve/Intermittent Training Program in Western Massachusetts. These classes as well as Reserve In-Service, Specialized Training and Refresher classes are offered in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden Counties. Our main training facility for the Western Massachusetts Police Academy is located at Springfield Technical Community College (S.T.C.C.) located at 1 Armory Square in Springfield.
5 Steps to Apply to the Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association Basic Reserve/Intermittent Training Program
1. Be sponsored by a Chief of Police of a Municipal Police Department and/or Employing Agency Head in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
2. Complete the three (3) page MPTC application.
3. Submit a $500 money order for tuition deposit with the completed application.
The remaining $600 of the $1100 tuition cost will be payable of the first day of class.
4. Mail completed application, along with $500 money order deposit to:Western Massachusetts Police Academy
One Armory Square
P. O. Box 9000
Springfield, MA 01102
On lower left hand side of the outside envelope mark "RESERVE PROGRAM"
The academy schedule of all upcoming classes is posted in the "Table of Contents" section at the right side of this page. Please take the opportunity to browse the FAQ section. There are many Frequently Asked Questions with full answers about the training in this section.
If you still have questions you can contact Sgt. Mark Smith, Coordinator of Training or Chief Philip J. Adams (Ret.) Executive Director of the Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association through our contact page.
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at Springfield Technical Community College
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DirectionsSpringfield Technical Community College One Armory Square P.O. Box 9000 Springfield, MA 01102
From Interstate Route 91 (North or South)
From Massachusetts Turnpike I-90