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In-Service Police Officer Training

Certified municipal police officers are required to complete twelve (12) hours of continuing education (in-service training) each year which can consist of both MPOETC-developed training and Continuing Law Enforcement Education (CLEE) courses.  MPOETC-developed courses are available either in the classroom at Certified Police Academies or online through the PA Virtual Training Network. CLEE courses are other law enforcement related courses submitted by academies or training vendors and approved by MPOETC to count toward required hours. 

For information about courses, please call 717-540-1348.  
For assistance with PAVTN, please email Mr. Ken Zipovsky.

MPOETC-Developed Training 

Current Training 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All 12 hours of MPOETC-developed in-service training will be required for all certified officers in 2022.  Officers will not be able to substitute CLEE courses for their required annual training hours.  

All officers will be required to complete 2022 Legal Update by June 30, 2022 unless their department requests an extension from the Commission.

2022 MPOETC In-Service Training Courses

Historical Training

1991-2021 In-Service Training Topics and Course Descriptions

Continuing Law Enforcement Education

Approved courses can be taken in place of elective MPOETC courses and will count toward required hours ONLY in the year they are taken. CLEE courses may not be taken to make up missed hours for previous years. In cases where officers are missing training hours for previous years, they must complete the MPOETC-developed courses on the PAVTN, which is accessible via the link at the top of this page. Use the link below to learn more about CLEE courses, including the current list of approved courses and the process for requesting CLEE approval for courses not currently on the list.

Continuing Law Enforcement Education (CLEE)