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 - PCST II Patricia A. Skinner, Sister of Retired Captain Richard E. Norman

    February 28, 2017


    We regret to inform you of the death of PCST II Patricia A. Skinner, Sister of Retired Captain Richard E. Norman, on February 27, 2017.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Patti's family and many friends at this very difficult time.  Patti's family provided the following obituary information.
    Patricia Ann Norman Skinner Obituary
    Patricia "Patti" Skinner, age 58, of Jarrettsville, MD passed away on February 27, 2017.
    Patti was the daughter of the late Joseph Jennings Norman and Joan Barbara (Jardinski)
    Norman. Patti was employed by the Maryland State Police (MSP) for 38 years. She
    began her career as a Police Communications Operator (PCO) supporting several
    different installations, the last being the Bel Air Barrack. She transitioned to MSP
    Headquarters where she held various positions, the most recent being a National Crime
    Information Center (NCIC) Auditor.
    Patti was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pylesville, the Maryland Troopers
    Association and the Bowleys Point Yacht Club. Patti was a regular volunteer supporting
    the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge raising funds for Special Olympics
    Patti was a wonderful wife and mother and loved being a grandmother. She was part of a
    close-knit family and was an amazing sister. Patti loved spending time with her husband
    on their boat as they cruised the Chesapeake Bay. She loved to travel and had an affinity
    for turtles and collecting seashells. She loved to listen to books and worked jigsaw and
    Sudoku puzzles. She loved spending time with her family.
    All those who knew Patti admired her for her sense of humor, strength of character,
    outstanding work ethic, love of family, and speaking her mind. She will be deeply missed
    by her family, friends, and work colleagues.
    Patti is survived by her husband of 34 years, Jeffrey G. Skinner; daughters, Danielle
    Skinner McDonald and her husband Patrick of Nottingham and Casey Lynn Skinner and
    her fiancé Michael of White Hall; grandchildren, Stella Lynn Skinner of White Hall and
    Samuel Jennings McDonald of Nottingham; siblings, Mickey Joseph Norman and his
    wife Tricia, Donna Marie Meyers, Richard Edward Norman and his wife Barbara, Mary
    Theresa Martinelli and her husband Leo, James Matthew Norman and his girlfriend
    Charlotte, Jerome Patrick Norman and girlfriend Barbara, and Catherine Ann Norman
    and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
    Visitations will be held at McComas Funeral Home, 1317 Cokesbury Rd., Abingdon, MD 21009 on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 PM.  
    A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 10:00 am at the St. Mary of
    the Assumption Catholic Church in Pylesville with Rev. A. Henry Kunkel officiating.
    Interment will take place in the Highview Memorial Gardens in Fallston.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MATTS (Mid-Atlantic Turtle
    & Tortoise Society), P.O. Box 2232, Baltimore, MD 21203.
    Condolences may be left on the guestbook at





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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.