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 - Former TFC Jeffrey R. Trader

    August 5, 2014


    We regret to inform you of the death of Former Trooper First Class Jeffrey R. Trader on August 3, 2014.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Trader family.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Holloway Funeral Home website.
    Jeffrey Russell Trader, 62 of Pocomoke City, Maryland died on Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland.
    Born, August 14, 1951 in Salisbury, Maryland, he was the son of Jeff D. Trader, Jr. of Pocomoke City, Maryland and Shelley Marriner Trader Wilson and her husband Elmer of Harbeson, Delaware.
    A 1969 graduate of Pocomoke High School, he went on to earn an associate’s degree from Chowan University in Murfreesboro, NC. Mr. Trader served in the Maryland State Police for 15 years before transferring to E.C.I. as a guard for 5 years, retiring in 1994 with a total of 20 years service for the State of Maryland. He also worked on the water with his grandfather Russell Marriner and Bo Bennum at George Island and helped his grandfather, Jeff Trader, Sr. in his Pocomoke City gun business.
    Jeffrey was a hard worker who enjoyed life, had accepted the Lord as his savior and had many good dependable friends. He was a member of Pocomoke City Elks Lodge #1624, where he volunteered and worked part time, talking to old friends and making new ones. He and his father were also known for their “double dating”, exploring the Eastern Shore eateries with Ruth and Janet. An avid golfer, he also shot skeet and trap, and enjoyed traveling and fishing with his father. He valiantly fought his cancer at Johns Hopkins, P.R.M.C. and the Deer's Head Center and was able to fulfill his wish of returning home just prior to his death.
    He will be dearly missed by his mother, father, special devoted friend, Ruth Potvin and her son, Robert Potvin, his father’s “double date partner” Janet Gibbons, his two dogs “Fairway” and “Shelby” and many others who helped him and encouraged him throughout his battle with cancer.
    A funeral service, officiated by Pastor Paul Elligson, will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Holloway Funeral Home in Pocomoke City, where family and friends will gather for a visitation Thursday from 6-8 PM, with and Elk’s Memorial Service at 7:45 PM and a one hour viewing prior to the Friday service. Interment will follow be in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Pocomoke City, MD.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Pocomoke Elks Lodge #1624, 1944 Worcester Highway, Pocomoke City, MD 21851.





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