Lateral Police Officer

Marriottsville, MD
Howard County Government Police Department

Salary: $68,827.00 – $122,346.00 Annually.


  • Have completed probation with a full-service law enforcement police agency by hire date.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Possession of a High School diploma or GED (high school equivalency certificate) acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission regulation.
  • Possess a current Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) certificate -or- satisfy comparative compliance standards.
  • Have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Minimum of 750 hours of academy training (not including firearms, field training, or in-service training) to meet COMAR and MPCTC requirements.
  • Records and documentation proving academy verification, graduation, and successful completing of a police academy.
  • Must currently be in good-standing with agency or have retired in good-standing within 2 years of application.