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 Lt.Rodney Kennedy

    January 25, 2015



    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired Lt. Rodney Kennedy on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Rodney' s family and friends at this difficult time.  The following obituary has been reprinted from the Crouch Funeral Home website.


    Rodney E. Kennedy

    Rodney E. Kennedy, 76, of Rising Sun, MD, died suddenly Wednesday, January 21, 2015 in the Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE.


    Rodney served his country in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He then spent his life serving the residents of the State of Maryland and Cecil County, first with the Maryland State Police for 28½ years and then as a two term Cecil County Sheriff.


    Rodney enjoyed gardening, camping, the beach, Florida, golf, DIY projects and history. Most of all he enjoyed his family and friends and loved the time he spent with them.


    He is survived by his loving wife: Sandy; five children: Craig Kennedy of Colorado Springs, CO, Karen Kennedy of Sun City, CA, Jennifer Silberzahn and her husband Broc of Towson, MD, Todd Kennedy of Rising Sun, MD and Kristin Kennedy of Cockeysville, MD; his brother, Francis (Arland) Kennedy and his wife Margaret, of Rising Sun; and five grandchildren: Jacinda McMeel, Wyatt Kennedy, Bryan Kennedy, Elizabeth Silberzahn and Jacob Silberzahn.


    Funeral service, conducted by Rev. Bert Jicha will be held Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD, where the family will receive guests on Monday evening, beginning at 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again on Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. until service time.


    Interment with military honors will follow services in Rose Bank Cemetery, Rising Sun, MD.


    Flowers are welcome or in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rising Sun Little League, in care of the funeral home.


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    11:00 am - 2:00 pm


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