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Maryland Capitol Police
Friday March 29th, 2019 :: 10:55 a.m. EDT


Join Our Ranks! Maryland Capitol Police are hiring for Police Officer II positions.

The Maryland Capitol Police is seeking qualified candidates for Police Officer II which is a full functioning law enforcement position.  We welcome lateral transfers from other Maryland law enforcement agencies and certified police officers looking to extend their law enforcement career after retirement.

The Maryland Capitol Police is a full service police department with over 180 police, security and civilian personnel, which provides law enforcement and security services for State of Maryland facilities and grounds in the Baltimore and Annapolis area. Our facilities house all facets of State Government Operations and include the Maryland State Capitol, Governor’s Mansion, and House and Senate Buildings which are visited by over one million people per year.

Candidates must possess a High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate and a validate driver’s license. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of six months experience as a certified police officer in Maryland and be able to complete all steps in the application process to include passing a background investigation, physical agility test, polygraph examination or computerized voice stress analysis, physical and psychological exams, and drug screening.


  • Starting salary between $40,164.00 and $51,641.00 per year based on qualifications.
  • Annual step increases of two to five percent as funded
  • Guaranteed cost of living increases over the next three years:
    • Five percent in July 2019 and July 2020
    • Four percent in July 2021
  • Paid vacation time:  10 - 25 days per year, based on years of service (may accrue up to 600 hours)
  • Personal Leave:  Additional 6 days of paid leave per year
  • Sick leave:  15 days per year (unlimited sick leave accrual which can be used as service credit toward the employee’s retirement)
  • Clothing allowance:  $1500.00 per year
  • Pay incentives for college degrees and completion of annual fitness test
  • Shift differential pay: $2.00 extra per hour
  • Insurance Benefits: Employer pays up to 80% of premiums for medical and prescription drug plans
Career Opportunities and Advancement
Maryland Capitol Police Officers have the opportunity for a variety of assignments and special duties as well as advancement through supervisory ranks.
  • Career and salary advancement through promotional processes
  • Assignment to specialized units such as:
    • Training
    • Canine Unit
    • Criminal Investigations
  • Assignment to special details such as:
    • Bicycle Patrol
    • Color Guard
    • Mobile Field Force
    • Associate Instructor
    • Field Training Officer 
How to Apply
To check for current openings go to:
Or call: 410-767-4677

Maryland Capitol Police
301 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 410-767-4793

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