Experienced Police Officer

Riverdale Park, MD
Riverdale Park Police Department

Salary: $ 62,046.

Position Summary:

This is a full-time, entry-level position within the Police Department. The typical responsibilities of a police officer include: responding to calls, maintaining order in an assigned patrol area, enforcing criminal and traffic laws mandated by the State and local laws and ordinances; report writing, courtroom presentation of cases, and providing excellent service to the residents of the Town of Riverdale Park.

Essential Functions:

  • Specific duties required of the candidate include: receiving and responding to emergency and non-emergency calls.


  • Candidates will have good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability, and integrity, with a strong desire to serve a diverse community.
  • Candidates must have the ability to: make quick, independent decisions and handle simultaneous tasks under pressure.
  • Must be a US citizen, 21 years of age.
  • Have an HS diploma/GED.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass a background check.
  • The following are preferred candidate qualifications: certification by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission, bi-lingual (Spanish), or AA degree.