Applicants selected to continue from the Online application will be sent an invitation for the Virtual Applicant Orientation via Google Meet. Virtual orientation is not mandatory but highly encouraged.
During the Virtual Applicant Orientation, you will learn more about the Maryland State Police through discussions and presentations. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions to decide if the Maryland State Police is right for you.
****UNDER MPTC REGULATIONS, EACH CANDIDATE MUST BE ABSENT OF CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE USE OTHER THAN MARIJUANA (3) THREE YEARS PRIOR TO APPLICANT ORIENTATION. FOR PRIOR MARIJUANA USE, YOU MUST BE ABSENT FOR 12 MONTHS***
To speed up your process, after orientation, please request official copies of your transcripts from your high school and every college you have attended. If you received a GED, please request an official transcript of your test grades. These documents will be requested when the application is completed in full.
Virtual orientations are normally held twice a month. In addition, applicants approved to continue in the process are provided further information on our hiring process.