Police Officer

Largo, MD
Prince George's County Police Department

$59,915.00 Annually

Closing Date
6/30/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

The Prince George’s County Police Department is currently seeking recruit candidates to be considered for the position of Police Officer for classes beginning in 2023 and 2024. The Police Department is seeking men and women that exhibit 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 Prince George’s County.

Examples of Work

The typical duties of a police officer, upon whom public safety depends, include: responding to calls; maintaining order in an assigned patrol area; enforcing criminal and traffic laws mandated and authorized by the State and local laws and ordinances; report writing, courtroom presentation of cases; and providing effective and efficient service to the citizens of Prince George’s County. Shift work is required.


  • U.S. Citizen
  • High School graduate; (60+ college credit hours preferred)
  • 21 years old at time of graduation from the Police Academy (20 years and 6 months old at time of application)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and at least 6 months driving experience
  • Pass all of the qualification factors listed in the Additional Information.