Police Officer (Entry Level and Lateral)
City of Bowie police officers are charged with maintaining order, protecting life and property, and upholding the laws of the State of Maryland and the ordinances of the City of Bowie.
Must work independently; perform regularly assigned duties under General Orders.
• 21 years or older upon graduation from the Academy;
• High school diploma or GED equivalent;
• U.S. citizen;
• Valid Maryland Driver’s license;
• Must pass physical agility test, written exam, background check, and drug screening.
*COVID-19 vaccination required in order to qualify for this position*
RATE: $28.37 per hour ($59,019.74 annually)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
All applicants must submit a completed City of Bowie Police application packet.
*Hiring bonuses paid upon completion of FTO*
Base Incentive $3,000
Associate Degree $1,000
Bachelor’s Degree $2,000
Sworn Lateral Experience $1,000 for each year up to 3 years.