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By Recruitment Section
Friday, March 28, 2014; 8:11 am

Job Opportunities

Police Officer Trainee
Entry level position for applicants 20 years and 9 months old. Police Officer Trainees complete 25 weeks of
academic training and 10 weeks of field training prior to full certification as a law enforcement officer in the
State of Maryland. 
Starting salary is $43,136.00. 

Police Cadet
Entry level civilian position for applicants 18 years old at date of hire.  Police Cadets work in an administrative
capacity until they are 20 years and 9 months. They then enter the police academy for entrance level training. 
Starting salary is $27,870.00.     


To be eligible for the cadet program, applicants must be able to have their full valid drivers license by the age of 21.  Please keep in mind these rules:

    • You must have a learners permit for a minimum of 9 months in Maryland
    • You must have a provisional license for a minimum of 18 months in Maryland
By the time an applicant receives their learners permit, they will have to wait a minimum of 27 months before receiving their full valid drivers license.


Updated: 03/28/14; 8:15 am

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