In order to apply, you MUST have at least a Provisional Driver's License.
Please note a Learner's Permit and/or an Identification Card is insufficient.
All of these questions will be addressed at the orientation. Recruiters do not pre-screen applicants prior to the orientation.
To speed up your process, if you have any arrests or criminal records, please bring any documentation pertaining to these arrests with you to the Orientation.
From the neck and above
Below the wrist
Half: Yes (Shoulder to elbow)
Effective January 1, 2016, fax requests will no longer be honored.
E-mail employment verification requests, along with the release authorization, to email@example.com You will receive a response to your request within 72 hours.
For contact by phone, call 410-653-4200 and ask to be connected to the Personnel Administration.
If you fail your written exam you may retake the test up to three (3) additional times in one (1) year.
To retake your written exam please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have taken and passed the written POST exam with the Maryland State Police after September 2008, you are not required to complete a new written exam. However, you may retake the exam if you wish to get a better score, please note that this is not required and if you choose to retake the exam we MUST take your second score, whether it is lower or a failing score.
If you took the written exam with the Maryland State Police prior to September 2008, you are required to take the new POST exam.
All applicants that provide a vaild email address will receive the test grades via email within 2-3 days after the written exam. Applicants that do not provide a valid email address will be sent their test score to their mailing address.
If you do not receive your grades after two (2) weeks following your written exam, please contact the Recruitment Unit.
The first step of the process is the Applicant Orientation. You must meet qualifications to be admitted to the FFAT, once you have successfully passed the FFAT you will be allowed to attend the written exam.
The written exam is scheduled for the same day as the FFAT.
There is a link to a study guide on the written exam page.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Department of the Maryland State Police is committed
to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
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