The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is committed to training excellence. At the heart of our commitment lies MPD’s own DC Police Leadership Academy (DCPLA), which was established in 2021. The MPD takes immense pride in fostering a culture of continuous learning, encouraging our members to actively engage in training opportunities alongside esteemed agency partners. By promoting collaboration and shared knowledge, we ensure that our officers stay at the forefront of law enforcement practices. Furthermore, MPD stands firmly behind the principles of Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE), emphasizing our dedication to the highest levels of professionalism and accountability. Learn more about how MPD is shaping the future of law enforcement through comprehensive and forward-thinking training initiatives.