Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions

Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions

The mission of the Police and Correctional Training Commissions (PCTC) is to ensure the quality of law enforcement and correctional services through the establishment and enforcement of standards and the facilitation and delivery of training, education and prevention programs. Its value derives from providing our customers with quality service, enhanced partnerships, problem-solving strategies and the support necessary for the prevention of crime and reduction of fear of crime. The Commissions foster and maintain ethics and integrity, encourage continuous learning, and treat everyone with dignity and respect. To this end, the PCTC is now housed in the new comprehensive Public Safety Education and Training Center. Other agency responsibilities include administration of the Maryland Community Crime Prevention Institute and the Executive Development Institute.
The Police and Correctional Training Commissions administer the following programs: