By Recruitment Section
Friday, March 28, 2014; 8:11 am
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.
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
Updated: 03/28/14; 8:15 am