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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  • Position - MTA Lobbyist

    February 7, 2017


    First and foremost, the Executive Board of the Maryland Troopers Association would like to express our sincere appreciation to our Lobbyist, Bernie Shaw, for his many years of outstanding dedicated service to the MTA.  He has worked diligently over many many years to forge extremely positive and well respected relationships with all members of Governor's Office, the General Assembly, Legislative Services, the MSP and other Law Enforcement Agencies and Organizations.  His hard work has consistently championed the continued best interest and protection of our members in all matters before the Maryland General Assembly.
    With that being said, Bernie has informed the Executive Board that he will be retiring at the end of calendar year 2017.  With this being the case, the Board is currently seeking others who may be interested in assuming his contractual position as Lobbyist for the Association.  We are interested in filling this position as soon as possible so that the candidate selected can work along side Bernie through the remainder of the current legislative session and occasionally in the coming months to become more familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the position.
    The following job description is general in nature, but will give interested persons an idea of what would be expected of anyone filling this position.
    Maryland Troopers Association Lobbyist - Contractual
    Candidate must:
    have a good working knowledge of policy and Maryland statutes related to the MSP and law enforcement in general;
    have excellent writing and verbal skills;
    be able to effectively communicate the MTA's position concerning pending legislation with members of the General Assembly;
    Maintain a professional attitude, demeanor and appearance at all times when representing the Maryland Troopers Association; and
    be able to attend monthly Executive Board meetings of the Maryland Troopers Association
    Legislative Session: (2nd Wednesday in January until 2nd Monday in April, 90 days)
    Review between 3,000 and 4,000 Senate and House bills for impact on our membership;
    Consistently monitor those bills for possible amendments;
    Testify and/or submit written position papers to the General Assembly supporting or opposing legislation;
    If necessary, develop and submit recommended amendments to legislation;
    Conduct meetings with the MTA Legislative Committee concerning pending legislation and hearings;
    Attend and participate in all relevant Legislative Committee Hearings to support or oppose legislation of interest;
    Submit a monthly report and make position recommendations on pending legislation to the MTA Executive Board;
    Submit a final legislative report on the passage or failure of bills following the legislative session to the MTA Executive Board; and
    Establish and maintain a good working relationship with the MSP Legislative office, other Law Enforcement Agencies, Organizations, Senators and Delegates.
    During Legislative Interim:
    Monitor hearing schedule for hearings on pensions, (Pensions subcommittee), fiscal briefings from the Department of Legislative Services or other issues that impact the Maryland Troopers Association or the Maryland State Police;
    Advise the PAC Committee on the support of Senators or Delegates;
    Attend Senator or Delegate receptions as directed by the PAC Committee; and
    Any other related duties as requested by the Maryland Troopers Association Executive Board.
    We ask anyone interested in the position to notify the MTA office.  You can e-mail the Executive Director at or call him at 410-653-3885.





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