The Maryland Troopers Association


The Maryland Troopers Association was organized in 1979 for the purpose of advancing the principles of professionalism in law enforcement and to facilitate a meaningful dialogue between employees and the Administration concerning issues of mutual concern.  This Association contributes significantly to protecting the security of troopers, civilian MSP personnel and retirees by providing a benefit package that addresses legislative representation in matters of public safety, legal representation, education and training scholarships, and death relief.

The year 2017 membership of the MTA stands at approximately 2,629 of which 1,120 are active members and 1,509 are retirees.  To facilitate the effective management and participation of our members, the MTA has 13 Lodges located thoughout the State of Maryland.   Please visit our lodges section for more detailed information concerning the lodges.  

 To Register as a new user on the Maryland Troopers site, follow these steps: 

1. Mouse over the "Troopers Only" tab and a drop down menu will appear. 

2. Click on "Register". 

3. Fill out the information requested and submit.

4. An e-mail will be sent to your registered e-mail address to confirm that it is legitimate.

5. Follow confirmation instructions  

6. The webmaster will check your status and complete the authorization process.  

7. In the future, Click on "Log In" under the "Troopers Only" tab and use your new Username and Password whenever logging in. 



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  • Death Notification - Laurena A. Friedel

    April 8, 2013

    We regret to inform you of the death of Laurena A. Friedel, wife of Retired Sergeant Francis P. Friedel, Jr., on April 4, 2013.  Arrangements have been made with Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, P.A., 412 Washington Road, Westminster, Maryland 21157, Phone: 410-848-7533.  Viewings will be held on Friday, April 12, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM and again from 7:00 - 9:00 PM.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM at St John's Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St, Westminster, MD 21157.    Please keep the Friedel family in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. 

    The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Pritts Funeral Home website.

    Laurena Anne "Laurie" Friedel, 50, of Westminster died Thursday, April 4, 2012 at Carroll Hospital Center.

    Born April 23, 1962 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Raymond Hostetter and Florence Matthews Digman and step-daughter of the late Howard Digman. She was the wife of Francis Friedel, Jr., her husband of 27 years.

    She was an instructional aide at Westminster High School and a member of St. John Catholic Church. She enjoyed her time as a Girl Scout leader, beading, decorating cakes and volunteering with Maryland Troopers Association Lodge 20.

    Surviving in addition to her husband are children Connie Friedel and fiance' Philip Gruentzel and Francis Paul Friedel, III all of Westminster; siblings and spouses Tamara Richer and husband Randy and Raymond Hostetter and wife Debbie all of Edgewater.

    The family will receive friends on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will held on Saturday at 12 Noon at St. John Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster with Father Jaime Garcia officiating. Interment will be in Meadow Branch Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Troopers of Carroll County Caring for Kids, c/o MTA Lodge 20, Westminster Barrack or The Association for Fronto Temporal Degeneration, Radnor Station Building 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087 ( 





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    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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    Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes Ceremony will held in the MSP Quadrangle at MSP Headquarters, Pikesville, Md.  A luncheon,  provided by the Maryland Troopers Association, will follow the ceremony.