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 Cpl. James S. Taylor

    March 31, 2015


    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired Corporal James S. Taylor on March 30, 2015.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Taylor family at this difficult time.  The following arrangements have been made at the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech.  Condolences can be left for the family on the Funeral Home website at
    James S. Taylor, 83 of Cecilton passed away on March 30, 2015 in Genesis Health Care-Elkton Center.
    Mr. Taylor was born on May 5, 1931, son of the late William and Anna Matthews Taylor. He was a lifetime resident of Cecilton where he graduated from Cecilton High School. Jim served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years. He was a Maryland State Policeman from 1960 to 1981, worked as a courier for a local bank, and the Cecil Whig and as a security guard for Thiokol. Jim was a member of Chesapeake City Masonic Lodge and the FOP. He loved playing the guitar and Blue Grass music.
    Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Zimmerman Taylor in 1977; 2 brothers, William Taylor and John Nelson Taylor and a sister Ellen Johnson. 
    He is survived by his daughter, Kim Taylor and her husband Fred Affeldt, III of Pasadena, MD, 2 sisters, Anna Mary Brice of Hacks Point and Clara Burt of LaVerne, CA. and his companion of 8 years, Diane Powell of Galena, MD.
    A viewing will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 10 to 11 am in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St. Galena, MD, where funeral service will begin at 11 am. Burial in Zion Cemetery, Cecilton, MD.
    Memorials may be offered to the American Heart Association, 217 E. Redwood St. #23, Baltimore, MD. 21202





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  • MTA Legislative Night


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    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.