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 Corporal James J. McBride, Sr.

    September 21, 2015

    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired Corporal James J. McBride, Sr. on Friday, September 4, 2015.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the McBride family at this time.  I apologize for this late notice however we were just informed of Jim's death.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Melson Funeral Home website.


    James Joseph McBride, Sr., age 82 of Clarksville, DE died peacefully on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center in Millsboro, DE. He was born in Baltimore, MD on October 13, 1932 son of the late, Daniel and Margaret (Farrell) McBride. James was a U.S. Army Veteran and a retired Maryland State Trooper, retiring in 1986 after 26 years of service. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, DE. James loved spending time with family and friends and he enjoyed winters in Florida. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James J. McBride, Jr., a brother, Daniel McBride; and sister, Margaret Tierney. He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Marie Cwiek McBride; a son, John McBride and his wife Laura of Frostburg, Md; a daughter, Cathryn Noble and her husband Darryl of Hanover, PA; five step-children, David Zaruba, Gregory Zaruba, Christopher Zaruba (Jennifer), Matthew Zaruba and Rachel Proctor (Jeffrey); five grandchildren, Cassidy and wife Natoshia, Shannon, Macklyn, Ryley, and Shaena; Six step grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.


    A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday, September 11th at 11:00 am at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930, followed by interment at 1:00 pm at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE 19966.


    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to St. Ann's Catholic Church at the above address. Online condolences may be sent by visiting





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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.