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 George C. Wachter, Jr.

    March 21, 2018

    George C. Wachter, Jr.


    We regret to inform you of the death of retired Corporal George C. Wachter, Jr., on March 18, 2018.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Sgt. Wachter's family and friends at this difficult time. 


    The following obituary information has be reprinted from the Admas Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD.


    Cumberland, MD – George C. Wachter, Jr., 86, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Devlin Health Care Center.   

    Born February 14, 1932, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Wachter was the son of the late George Carl Wachter, Sr., and Edith Irene (Dawson) Wachter. 

    A United States Marine Corps Veteran during the Korean Conflict, George retired from the Maryland State Police with 29-1/2 years of service. He was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church.  He was also a member of a Masonic Lodge and several other organizations. 

    George is survived by his wife of 50 years: Sandra Jean Wachter; his son: Bobby Wachter; and his daughters: Peggy Allen and Husband, Bill; Carla Murphy and husband, Pat, all of Cumberland, MD; and Cheryl Jones, Flintstone, MD. He also leaves behind his brother: Robert Wachter and wife, Sue, Cumberland, MD; his nieces:  Sonya Tucker and Serena Harrison; his grandchildren: Autumn, Beth, Patrick, Tara, Josh, Dustin, Jeremy, and Cheyenne; 15 great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. 

    Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, on Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. 

    A funeral service will be conducted at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Cumberland, MD, on Friday, March 23, 2018, at 11:00 A.M., with Reverend Martha Macgill officiating. The family will also receive friends one hour prior to the service. 

    Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. 

    Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Post #13 Veterans Honor Guard.






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  • 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.