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 PCO A. Eugene Appleby

    June 24, 2014



    We regret to inform you of the death of PCO A. Eugene "Junior" Appleby who retired in 1985 with 40 years of service as a police communications operator.  After his retirement, he returned as a volunteer and supported the Frederick barrack in that capacity for another 27 years.  In 2013, Junior was made an honorary state trooper by the Frederick barrack.  He will be truly missed.  Mr. Appleby died on June 21, 2014 at the age of 92.   Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the  Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home website.  
    Mr. A. Eugene "Junior" Appleby, 92, of Middletown, died Saturday June 21, 2014 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Mary Lee Keeney Appleby who predeceased him in 2000.
    Born in new Windsor on July 31, 1921 he was a son of the late H. Carter and Rae V. Lambert Appleby.  
    Survivors include: 
    1 son - Gene L. Appleby and wife Martha - Middletown
    1 daughter - Gail M. Mathews and husband John - Walkersville
    2 grandchildren - Clinton E. Appleby of Middletown and Jami L. Durrschmidt and husband Andrew of Emmitsburg
    2 great-granddaughters - Leyna N. Durrschmidt and Cora Jane Durrschmidt
    1 sister - Nancy A. Hevner - Colombia, PA
    His brother, Leonard C. Appleby, predeceased him in 2002.
    Mr. Appleby was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, where he served several terms on the Church Council and a secretary of the Council for many years, as an Assisting Minister, secretary of the Men's Bible Class, various committees, and on the Cemetery board. He also sang in the Senior Choir for a number of years.
    He enlisted in the United States Regular Army in November 1940 and was assigned to the Army Air Corps, Langley Field, VA, where he served in the military police units and attended Military Police School, Buckley Field, CO. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Technical Sergeant in November 1945.
    In December 1945 he was employed by the Maryland State Police as a Police Communications Operator and served at the Randallstown, Conowingo, and Frederick Barracks, retiring in January of 1986 with 40 years of service. In 1987 he joined their newly developed Volunteers in Police Support program and served there. He was a member of the Maryland State Police Alumni Association.
    The family will receive friends on Friday June 27 in the chapel of Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown from 6 to 8 PM. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Saturday June 28 from the church. The family will also receive friends one hour prior to the church service. Rev. Ron Reaves will officiate. Interment will be private in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.
    In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the building fund of the church.
    Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown, is in charge of arrangements.
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