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Posted on: May 2, 2023

We Are Hiring Police Officers

We Are Hiring

Job description

Police Officer Certified – pay range $58,646.00 - $64,500.00. The University Park Police Department is currently accepting applications for Sworn Police Officers who are currently or previously certified in the State of Maryland (MPCTC Certified) or meet Comparative Compliance standards. The University Park Police Department is seeking men and women that have experience applying the principles of community policing and exhibit characteristics of good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability, and integrity.

Examples of Important Duties

Proactively patrols the town of University Park in a patrol car, bicycle or on foot; observes and reports incidents of vandalism, violations of state law and town ordinances; notes and reports unsafe and unsightly conditions within the town; directs traffic and parking; responds to calls for service and renders assistance as needed; secures a crime or accident scene and takes initial statements from victims and witnesses; issues traffic citations, warnings and make arrests; writes reports on incidents and vehicle accidents within the jurisdiction of University Park. Willingly engages with residents and visitors throughout the town of University Park.

Benefits include: vacation, sick leave, life, health, dental, vision and disability insurance and paid retirement, specialty certification pay and take home vehicle program (upon completion of FTO and live within 25 air miles of the Town of University Park).

Minimum Qualifications

U.S. citizen

Twelve (12) months of experience as a Police Officer.

Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license.

MPCTC Card in good standing.

Eligible for rehire from your most recent previous employer.

High School Diploma.

To apply complete the required application form at the Town of University Park website and email it to or return it to the Town of University Park Human Resources, 6724 Baltimore Avenue, University Park, MD 20782. Position OPEN until filled.

Job Type: Full-time 

Salary: $58,646.00 - $64,500.00 per year



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Reliably to commute to University Park, MD 20782.


  • Military: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Leadership: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Prior Law Enforcement Experience: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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