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 - Retired Corporal James T. Ostovitz

    July 12, 2013

    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired Corporal James T. Ostovitz on July 9, 2013 following a battle with cancer.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Jimmy's family and friends at this difficult time.  Below is the obituary information from the funeral home's website.  
    After a lifetime of love and happiness together, my baby, Jim lost his battle with cancer on July 9, 2013. His laughter will live on through his Bride: Linda Sorg Ostovitz; Children: Craig Ostovitz and Jaime Parton; Granddaughters: Zoe, Petra, Bailey, Ailsa and Quinn, who adored their Poppy; Sisters: Barbara Bennett, Mindy Smith, Joanne Witmer and Peggy Cermak; Dad: Will Sorg, and many others who had the pleasure of sharing his irresistible sense of humor.
    Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc., 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228 on Thursday, July 11, 2013, 5 to 8pm and on Friday, July 12, 2013, 1 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church, 3175 Paulskirk Dr. Ellicott City, MD 21042 on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 10:30am. 
    Jim has always supported wounded veterans. In lieu of flowers, please continue that support by donating to an organization of your choice. To leave online condolences please visit,





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  • MTA Legislative Night


    4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • MSP Academy Class Graduation


    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • MSP Fallen Heroes Ceremony


    11:00 am - 2:00 pm


    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.