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 Mark S. Clapper

    September 24, 2014


    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired TFC Mark S. Clapper on September 22, 2014.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Mark’s family and friends at this difficult time.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Burdock-Fredlock Funeral Home website.  

    Mark Stephen Clapper, 50, of Oakland died on Monday, September 22, 2014 at his home.  Born on March 8, 1964, he was the son of LaRayna (Gawer) Clapper of Jefferson City, Missouri and the late William Oba Clapper.  
    He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Persian Gulf War and had been stationed in Germany and Ft. George G. Meade.  
    Mark was a former TFC for the Maryland State Police and had been a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the American Legion Proctor Kildow Post 71 in Oakland.  
    In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Karen L. (Nelson) Clapper of Oakland; his children, Ashleigh B. Clapper of McHenry, Kaitlynn N. Clapper of Oakland and Michael S.W. Clapper of Oakland; a brother, Phillip Clapper of Chesterfield, VA; and a special nephew, Gregory Clapper.  In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael William Clapper.  
    A memorial service will be held in the Burdock-Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., 21 N 2nd St., Oakland on Friday, September 26th at 7 PM with Rev. Dr. Chip Lee officiating. 
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540; Wounded Warriors, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or Fraternal Order of Police Foundation, 328 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20002.





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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.