The Chaplaincy's primary mission is to meet the spiritual and crisis needs of the Troopers, their families and department personnel, while maintaining confidence, trust and integrity. The Chaplaincy will assist Troopers in the performance of their duties by offering alternative ways in coping with the stress of police work.
As members of the MSP, chaplains will:
*MSP employees are not permitted to serve as chaplains due to potential conflicts of interest.
Candidate Pr-requisites are:
It is desirable that a candidate resides within close proximity of the unit to which they are assigned to properly carry out the duties of a chaplain.
* A candidate must have 120 semester hours of undergraduate credit from a qualified college or university, and possess a Master of Divinity Degree, or an equivalent theological degree, or received credit for completing 90 semester hours of graduate study in theology or related subjects (or a full 3 year course of study) from a theological school listed in the Education Directory, Colleges and Universities or the Directory of the Association of Theological Schools, or a theological school listed in the Directory of Colleges and Schools. In lieu of the above requirements, a candidate's pastoral experience/education will be considered by the MSP Chaplain Director and the Chaplain Supervisor.
Margaret Ringley, Admin Officer II
Email: Margaret.Ringley@maryland.govPhone Number: 410-875-3910
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to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
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