Is there a cost to take the test?
No. There is no cost to take the test.
What should I wear to testing?
Please check on "Preparedness" under the "Testing" tab.
Will this seasonal job qualify for my college internship?
We cooperate fully with colleges and universities to help satisfy your internship requirements.
Are there any hotels that offer a discount for applicant testing?
Yes, please click on “Dates/Location/Hotel” under the “Testing” tab.
If I have a police certification in another state, will that count as a lateral transfer?
In some cases. That determination is made by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission. They will evaluate your training curriculum and make the determination if you qualify as a lateral.
I am in a military reserve unit and I will have weekend drill obligations. Will this keep me from getting the job?
No. We honor all military obligations.
I live 8 hours away. Is the Academy live-in and/or does the department provide housing?
No. We do have numerous programs in place to assist you in finding affordable housing though. Click here to be taken to the Housing Information page.