Police Selection Committee

The Police Selection Committee (PSC) is the final step in the application process.

An applicant's file will be presented to the PSC, a board of five (5) permanent members from various units within the Maryland State Police. The board assesses all phases of an applicant's process to determine​ their competitiveness toward a seat in an academy class.

The presentation DOES NOT include the applicant's age, sex, race, or medical information.​

The PSC will band an applicant into one of the following competitive categories​:

  • BEST

Applicants banded BESTBETTER, and QUALIFIED will be ranked to determine competitiveness in an academy class.

Applicants banded NOT-QUALIFIED will be disqualified from the process.

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