FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Maryland State Police Graduate 52 Troopers

September 23, 2011  | 

The Maryland State Police presented badges and diplomas to 52 new troopers at the Century High School in Sykesville today, following a 26-week police academy.

Col. Marcus Brown made it clear to members of the state police's 137th academy class how they should approach their duties.

"Your job is to impact the areas where crime is highest, where traffic issues are worst, and where help is needed most," Col. Brown said. "At the end of your shift, I want you to ask yourself what you did that day impact crime, increase traffic safety, protect the homeland, and support local law enforcement. If you can answer that question in a positive way, then you have done your jon and have carried on the proud tradition of the Maryland State Police."

The class of troopers is the second this year. In March, 40 troopers joined the state police. The next recruit class is scheduled to begin training in January.

After a few days of leave, the troopers will report to one of 22 barracks to begin eight weeks of field training with a veteran trooper. Upon successful completion, they will begin patrolling alone.

Tags: Maryland State Police, Academy Graduations


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Kyle Fallon @ 9/27/2011 7:06 PM

While in the Navy and stationed at NSA, I was always impressed with the State Troopers. They wore their uniforms with pride...also had some fairly nice vehicles. Three cheers to the Maryland State Police. <><

Jeff @ 9/28/2011 1:49 AM

Congratulations and welcome aboard!

Now get to work.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Feds Don't Track Number of Officer-Involved Shootings
A Washington Post report on the difficulties in quantifying the number of police shootings...
Former N.C. Officer Sues Town Over Firing
A former Leland (N.C.) PD officer is suing the town, claiming its manager and police chief...
Zebra Offers New Fitness Systems for Officer Training
The company has now expanded into the fitness-equipment market with the same focused...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine