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 TFC Olin Denton Hale

    January 30, 2014

    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired TFC Olin Denton "Buddy" Hale on January 24, 2014.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Rausch Funeral Home website.     
    Olin Denton "Buddy" Hale
    April 24, 1941 - January 24, 2014
    Olin Denton "Buddy" Hale
    Olin Denton, “Buddy” Hale, 72 of Brodnax, VA, formerly of Calvert County, passed away January 24, 2014. He was born April 24, 1941 in Baltimore to Olin Millard and Irma Annie (Soper) Hale. Buddy was raised in Baltimore and spent summers with his grandmother in Chesapeake Beach, until entering high school. As a teenager, he worked in a grocery store and sold newspapers at Pimlico Race Track. He graduated from Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School in June 1960. After graduating, Buddy worked as a Patternmaker. He enlisted in the United States Army on May 23, 1961 and served until April 24, 1967, when he completed his reserve obligation and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. He was employed as a Construction Inspector for the Maryland State Highway Administration, and on July 1, 1968, he joined the Maryland State Police. Buddy retired from the police department as a Trooper First Class on March 31, 1987. After retirement, he worked as a Safety Consultant for various trucking companies. Buddy married Henrietta Engel on January 19, 1970 in La Plata. He was a member of the Maryland Trooper’s Association, Maryland State Police Alumni Association, American Legion, and several antique tools collector clubs. Buddy loved to do wood crafting, tinker with old trains, and work on rebuilding his old tractor. On Sundays, he would get together with his friends in Tanner Town.
    Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Irma Adelaide Mitchell, and a brother Thomas Millard Hale. He is survived by his wife Henrietta Engel Hale, a brother Talmage Langley “Lanny” Hale of Chesapeake Beach, and several nieces and nephews.
    Friday, January 31, 2014
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Rausch Funeral Home - Owings 
    8325 Mount Harmony Lane
    Owings MD 20736 
    Funeral Service 
    Saturday, February 1, 2014
    11:00 AM
    Emmanuel United Methodist Church 
    1250 Emmanuel Church Road
    Huntingtown MD 20639 
    Emmanuel U.M.C. Cemetery 
    1250 Emmanuel Church Road
    Huntingtown MD 20639 





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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.