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I have a New Hampshire full-time Police Certification and am looking to get a full-time Massachusetts Police Certification. Is it possible to do without going through the Police Academy again?
 

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It shouldn't be an issue, I know plenty of former NH officers who went through their academy and are now working in MA. When you get hired by a PD in MA they have to get a temporary waiver which allows you to work. You get all your paperwork from NH and submit it to the Training Council and take a test and you should be all set.
 

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Mass accepts New Hampshire's academy. You would need to get hired by a Mass pd and they would then apply for an exemption for you.
 

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You should obtain a copy of the curriculum of Florida's academy. Submit it to the Criminal Justice Training Counsel and they will advised you if your training would qualify for an exemption from this state's academy.
But, an actual request to be exempt must be submitted by an appointing agency in Mass.
 

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What the heck is that. NegroRotary do some research on this website about out of state certification. You can't do it on your own, a department HAS to hire you first.
 

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NegroRotary";p="61570 said:
well i'm taking the civil service test on April, so i guess i have to wait and o meant the MPTC
Unfortunately, some people with academys already under their belts have been waiting for years to get on full time muni depts.

NegroRotary, I hate to say it but you are in for a real surprise as far as hiring goes here in Mass. It isn't like many other states where there are accelerated hiring policies etc. If you want to get on a full time Civil Service department, 99.9% of the time you will need residency and have to take the test and play the waiting game.
 

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*****, my FL training was accepted here. But as already mentioned here it is up to the individual agency/appointing authority to seek that exemption for you. Good luck! :wink:
 

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What is it you would like her to do? You can submit your training from Fla.
to her but others have already said that Mass will accept Fla certification. You have to get hired here and the dept. that hires you will do the rest for you.
 

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Just had a guy from my dept with NH Cert, the new MPTC made him go through the full 22 week academy. They say if your academy is less than 22 weeks they will not execpt it.
 
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