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 Sgt. P. Jeffrey Merson

    June 26, 2012


    We regret to inform you of the death of retired Sergeant Philip Jeffrey Merson on June 23, 2012.  The following information and arrangements have been published on Tribute.Com. 

    Philip Jeffrey "Jeff" Merson, 59, of Westminster, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, following a motorcycle accident in Grasonville. Born April 28, 1953 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late John Warren and Jimmie Baldwin Merson. He was the loving husband of Denise Ann Bonneville Merson, his wife of 37 years. Jeff was a 1971 graduate of Howard High School, where he and his wife were high school sweethearts. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Loyola College. He was a long-time employee of the Maryland State Police, working in traffic, criminal investigation, STATE team, child abuse unit, and ended his career in the drug task force, retiring in 1999. Following retirement he worked for the Attorney General's office in Baltimore and most recently as a private contractor for the federal government with SAVA and MSN. Jeff was also an adjunct professor with Carroll Community College for 6 years, teaching criminal justice. He was a member of the Maryland Troopers Association. He was of the Methodist faith and enjoyed playing the guitar, singing, writing music and poems, and writing stories. He was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling to many cities throughout the United States with his wife, Denise. His most enjoyment came from spending time with his family; in watching and coaching his children in sports, and more recently watching his grandchildren's events; giving his grandchildren tractor rides; and vacationing at the beach. He was a devoted and caring father to his three children; daughter, Melissa Merson Hill and husband, Gregory of Westminster; and sons, Christopher Jeffrey Merson and wife, Rebecca of New Windsor and Justin Philip Merson and wife, Michelle of Sykesville; and a loving grandfather to Hunter, Charlotte, Emmerson, Colton, Grant and Grayson, He is also survived by siblings, John Merson of Elkridge, Joyce Nichols of West Friendship, Jill Cassel of Lexington, KY and Jason Merson of Westminster; mother-in-law, Barbara Patterson of Mt. Airy; brothers-in-law, Bob Bonneville of Frederick and Jim Bonneville of New Windsor; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. A private funeral service and interment in Linganore Cemetery, Unionville, will be held at the convenience of the family. All are welcome to a celebration service, which will be held on Friday, July 6 at 5 p.m. at Uniontown Bible Church, 4272 Watson Lane, Union Bridge, with Pastor Tim Webster, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.


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    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.