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 Major John R. Kaiser

    November 12, 2017


    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired Major John R. Kaiser on Thursday, November 9, 2017.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Kaiser family at this difficult time.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Funeral Home website.  


    A very special person, John R. Kaiser of Flagler Beach, Florida, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017. He was born on November 20, 1927 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Sparrows Point High School where he played varsity basketball and lacrosse. John was president of the Senior Class and graduated in 1945.


    After serving in the United States Navy during 1946-1947 he enrolled in the University of Maryland and joined the Maryland State Police on April 18, 1949. He honorably served for 32 years and attained the rank of Major. During his tour of duty he was selected to attend the 9 month Police Administration Course held at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. John received two Superintendents Commendations. One for his single-handed arrest of armed robbers of a service station in the College Park area. He also received 35 letters of recognition during his law enforcement career.


    In June of 1982 he moved to Ocean Villas South in Flagler Beach, Florida. John was president of the condo association there for 8 years and served on the board for a total of 14 years. He enjoy playing golf, walking on the beach, bike riding, cruising and visiting other parts of the world. He and his wife spend part of their retirement days in Germany.


    John leaves behind his beloved wife, Ursula; a son, Thomas and his wife Larianne and their two children, Elyse and Johnathan and great-granddaughter, Aubrey of Charleston, S.C.; A son, John Jr. of Dundalk, M.D.; a granddaughter, Renee Hoover and husband Chris and their three children, Tony, Brandon and Amber of Mechanicsville, M.D. Donations in his memory may be made to the Halifax Health Hospice Ormond Beach Care Center. A memorial service will be celebrated on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1:00PM in the Chapel of Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home, 511 Old Kings Rd South, Flagler Beach. A gathering will begin at 12:00PM until time of the service in the funeral. Home.


    For online condolences go Arrangements are in the care and trust of Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.





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    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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    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.