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 Jeannine M. Lafiner

    January 7, 2015


    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired TFC Jeannine M. Lafiner on Sunday, January 4, 2015.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Jeannine's family and friends at this difficult time.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Carroll County Times. 


    Jeannine "Nina" May Lafiner, 56 of Eldersburg, died Sunday, January 4, 2015, at University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.


    Born February 21, 1958 in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Mayo James and Naomi Jeannine (Sleeger) Lafiner. She was the wife of the late Bud Burkhard. Nina was a State Trooper and retired from the Maryland State Police Department. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.


    Surviving are children Rose Marick and her husband John of Mt. Airy and Amanda Teller of Columbia; stepmother Marilyn Lafiner of MN; father-in-law and mother-in-law Kenneth and Eileen Cobleigh of NC; brother Jim Lafiner and his wife Mary of Eldersburg; grandchildren Owen, Lily, Logan, and Maggie Marick.


    The family will receive friends on Friday from 5-7pm at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville where a funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10am. Interment private at Ebenezer UMC Cemetery, Taylorsville.


    In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2219 York Road, Suite 302, Timonium, MD 21093





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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.