MTPD's officers train with the department four times a year. Three of those times we conduct dynamic training that addresses skills the officers will need if ever faced with an armed conflict. They train to move and shoot, give commands while they are addressing threats, shoot from positions of cover, and use multiple lethal and
less lethal platforms.
As with everyone else we hope we never have to use our weapons, but if our officers are ever put in the position that they need to protect our community or themselves we think they have been well trained to do so.