Experienced Police Officers

Greenbelt, MD
Greenbelt Police Department

Salary: $58,094-$73,590.

Position Summary:

The City of Greenbelt Police Department is currently seeking Experienced Police Officers candidates. The candidate will exhibit characteristics of good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity that blend together with a philosophy for community-oriented policing and a strong desire to serve the interest of the citizens of Greenbelt. EPO candidates must be currently certified by the Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commission.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols a designated area of the City by radio equipped car, bicycle or on foot, to prevent, discover, and deter the commission of crime, to enforce criminal law, to direct traffic, and to enforce motor vehicle operation and parking regulations;
  • Responds to calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, domestic and neighborhood disturbances, assaults, robberies, and other misdemeanors and felonies;
  • Writes detailed reports on police-related activities;
  • Interviews persons with complaints and makes proper disposition or directs them to the proper authorities;
  • Secures crime scenes, administers first aid, arbitrates disputes, conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witness statements, apprehends suspects, makes arrests, and transports offenders;
  • Gives advice and general information to inquiries from the public;
  • Serves as a witness in court in connection with arrests and investigations;
  • Attends periodic training classes in police methods, first aid, firearms and related subjects;
  • Keeps informed and aware of persons and places suspected of illegal activity and/or potential for problems within an assigned area;
  • Enters or retrieves data from a computer terminal, PC or other keyboard device;
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • This classification requires the use of City vehicles. Individual must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Some positions will require the performance of other essential functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift.
  • High school graduate or G.E.D. high school equivalency test. Successful completion of a Maryland Certified Police Academy or Comparative Compliance Certification.