Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC Monthly Meeting

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 8, 2024 at 9:21 AM

Students enrolled in the Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) had their monthly meeting yesterday afternoon in the Hammond Falcon Hub. Here, at the years end, the current class, platoon, and squad leaders - who will be attending the Police Academy after commencement - name the new leaders for the upcoming senior year.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

University Hosts MPTC Graduation

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 5, 2024 at 11:15 AM

In a gesture of camaraderie and fellowship, the university was honored to host the Graduation Exercises for the 33rd Recruit Officer Course of the Boylston Police Academy in Weston Auditorium. 

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Topics: Events, Community, Police Program

Sizer School Students - Dual Enrollment Program

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 4, 2024 at 12:30 PM

Coordinator of Early College and Dual Enrollment Andrew Goodwin hosted students from the Sizer School yesterday on campus. These students, who are interested in our Dual Enrollment Program, learned about  Fitchburg State University  from our Admissions Councilors. After a tour of campus, Fitchburg State University Police Program  Interim Police Academy Director Alexandra Wysocki, Criminal Justice Professor Michael S. McCutcheon, and three of our Police Program students held a panel discussion.

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Topics: Admissions, Community, Police Program, Criminal Justice

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC Monthly Meeting

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 6, 2024 at 3:09 PM

Students enrolled in the Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) had their monthly meeting yesterday afternoon at our Recreation Center. Lead Physical Training (PT) instructor Eric Bailey, along with PT instructors Dr. Jess Alsup and Dr. Lindsay Parisi of our Exercise Sports Science Program (EXSS) introduced the class to the importance of PT, and ran members of the 7th ROC through some PT exercises.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

7th Recruit Officer Class Comprehensive Exam

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 1, 2024 at 10:45 AM

Early in February, Criminal Justice Program Professor Michael S. McCutcheon helped the 7th  Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) review for their recruits officer class comprehensive exam, which they must pass it to be eligible for the Police Academy. All of our recruits passed and will be attending the Fitchburg State University Police Program Academy in May.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Law Enforcement Reverse Career Fair

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 6, 2024 at 5:45 PM

Fitchburg State University Police Program  Interim Police Academy Director Alexandra Wysocki welcomed representatives from over twenty law enforcement agencies to the Hammond Main Lounge this afternoon for the  Career Services and Advising Center's Law Enforcement Reverse Career Fair. A reverse career fair flips the table, students stationed at tables get a chance to pitch themselves to employers, who in turn get quality one-on-one time with job seekers.

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Topics: Events, Police Program, Career Services, Criminal Justice

University Police  and Fitchburg Fire Department Conduct Joint Training Exercises

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 9, 2024 at 12:27 PM

This week, during class break, Fitchburg State University Police (UPD) and the Fitchburg Fire Department (FFD) are conducting joint training exercises on campus. This morning's scenario involved a potential gas leak at the Landry Arena. After the initial call from UPD to FFD, officers secured the area while FFD Special Response Unit entered the building to retrieve two "victims." Afterward, the officers recapped with Lieutenant Andrew Lamarche, UPD.

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Topics: Community, Police Program, Campus Safety

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC Monthly Meeting

Posted by Andy Cunningham on December 14, 2023 at 3:15 PM

Students enrolled in the Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) had their last monthly meeting of the semester earlier this week in Kent Auditorium. After inspection, students made their way to the auditorium where Professor Michael S. McCutcheon introduced Captain Christopher Garcia of the Fitchburg Police Department, who discussed the department's Civilian Traffic Control Specialists positions, which will pay $57 an hour to staff road details. Fitchburg Police Officer Ryan Kreidler later spoke with the students about the importance of physical fitness and the goals needed to be reached to advance in their careers. Learn more about our Criminal Justice Program here.

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Topics: Programs and Majors, Police Program, Criminal Justice

Around Campus - Criminal Investigation, Fingerprint Identification

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 29, 2023 at 3:45 PM

Students in Professor Michael S. McCutcheon's Criminal Investigation course evaluated and identified fingerprint types. This course will enable the student to understand the fundamentals of the criminal investigation process. They will explore investigative techniques in crime scene search, collection and use of evidence and information. Learn more about our Criminal Justice Program here.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Fitchburg State University Police Program 10th ROC Class Orientation

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 27, 2023 at 2:45 PM

Fitchburg State University Police Program Academy Director Lisa Lane held orientation for the first year students enrolled in the Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (10th ROC) yesterday in the Falcon Hub. Director Lane introduced Assistant Professor Michael S. McCutcheon, Academy Instructor Lieutenant Steven Fugere of the Sterling Police, and gave an overview of the program. Members of the Seventh ROC were on hand to help with the orientation.

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Topics: Student Experience, Police Program