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 Trooper James Patchett

    January 6, 2012

    Obituary for Mr. James "Jack" Patchett

    James Merritt “Jack” Patchett died on Thursday, December 30, 2011 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He was 79.

    Jack was born on May 9, 1932 to the late Charles Henry Patchett and Anna May Price Patchett of Easton. He graduated from Easton High School in 1951, after serving as Vice President of the Student Council. After high school, Jack started his working life as a bricklayer for Howard Ely and Francis Hessler. Later, on June 15, 1962, he graduated with the 48th recruit class of the Maryland State Police Academy in Pikesville. He retired from the Maryland State Police in 1982. After retirement, he worked for Tri-Gas and Oil for several years and did tile work part-time until recently.   During Jack’s off-duty hours, his leisure time was spent with his passion, flying his airplanes out of Easton Airport.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Charles Glenn and Robert Tyler Patchett, his first wife D. Jean Bowling Patchett, his son Jeffrey Mark Patchett, and his grandson Stephen Bowling Patchett. Jack is survived by his wife of 26 years Anna Mae Asche Fisher, his brother G. Wayne Patchett, his son Jim Patchett and his daughter Jackie Knopp and her husband Kenneth, all of Easton, as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He will be missed by all.

    A funeral service will held at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Route 50 in Easton at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, January 9, 2012 with visitation one hour before the service. Interment will follow at Springhill Cemetery in Easton.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made in Jack’s memory to the American Heart Association, 415 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Arrangements are being handled by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. in Easton.





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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.