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 Sergeant Mechanic Gerald A. Fender

    May 31, 2016


    We regret to inform you of the death of retired Sergeant Mechanic on May 25, 2016.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Fender family at this difficult time.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Rausch Funeral Home website.
    Gerald (Jerry) Allen Fender, 75, of West River, MD passed away suddenly on May 25, 2016, surrounded by his family, at Anne Arundel Medical Center due to complications from a stroke.
    Jerry was born October 22, 1940 in Washington, DC. He was raised one of three boys first in Virginia and then Frederick and then Montgomery counties. He graduated from Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland in 1958, where he played football. He was called to active service for the U.S. Army Reserve from 1961-1962. Jerry completed the Maryland State Police Academy in 1963 and went on to serve as a Maryland State Trooper at the Salisbury Barracks, then as Troop Mechanic at the Waldorf Barracks. A highly skilled auto and marine mechanic, he went on to operate Fender’s American Station and Shady Side Auto and also worked at various dealerships. In 1979 he was certified as an auto mechanics instructor for South River VoTech. He enjoyed truck pulling, NASCAR and Football, especially the Baltimore Colts, and was a Boy Scout leader. Jerry thoroughly enjoyed working on vehicles and spending time reminiscing with friends and family.
    Jerry married Dorothy Lucille Bowman on June 11, 1960 in Olney, MD. Together they raised three children and a host of family pets. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carper Fender and Marie Ellen Riely Fender, both of Knoxville, MD and his twin brother James “Jim” Fender, Sr. of West River, MD. Jerry is survived by his wife of 55 years, Dottie Fender; three children, Paul Fender of Deale, MD, Bryan Fender of West River, MD and Karen Mitchell of Deale, MD; two grandchildren, Tricia (James) Huffman of Deale, MD and Greg Anderson (Maddy Golob) of West River, MD; four great-grandchildren, Zach, Colten, Camren and Trent (July 2016) all of Deale, MD and his elder brother, Wayne (Jean) Fender Sr., of Keymar, MD. He also leaves behind his loyal canine companion, Brutus and many nieces, nephews, and cherished friends.
    Monday, May 30, 2016
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Rausch Funeral Home - Owings 
    8325 Mount Harmony Lane
    Owings MD 20736
    Funeral Service 
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:00 AM
    Rausch Funeral Home - Owings 
    8325 Mount Harmony Lane
    Owings MD 20736
    Southern Memorial Gardens 
    10155 Ward Road
    Dunkirk MD 20754
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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.