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 TFC Joseph Starkey IV

    October 19, 2012


    We regret to inform you of the death of Retired TFC Joseph N. Starkey IV on October 16, 2012.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Joe's family and friends.  The following obituary and service information has been reproduced from the Burrier-Queen Funeral Home website.  


    Joseph N. Starkey, IV, of Mount Airy, passed away on October 16, 2012 at Carroll Hospital Center at the age of 63.  Joe is survived by his Devoted wife of 34 years, Victoria Musil Starkey.  Joe is lovingly remembered by his children, Jeffrey R. Starkey, Rebecca and husband Jesse Ewen, and Christina Starkey all of Mt Airy, MD.  Surviving in addition to his wife and children are sisters Ellen and husband Andy Poteat, Joyce and husband David Williams, Linda Frazier, brother David and wife Wendy Starkey, sister-in-law Nancy Starkey and grandson Andrew.  Joe is predeceased in death  by family members, Jane Merie Day, George Starkey, and Gregory Starkey.  Joe grew up in Barnesville and graduated from Poolesville High School.  He was the State Trooper for 25 years.  Joe was also an Army veteran and skilled carpenter.  Joe enjoyed the outdoors, he loved hunting and fishing.  He also enjoyed attending car shows with his antique car.  Joe was loved by all and will be greatly missed, but his sense of humor and witty jokes will jokes will carry on far beyond his presence here on earth.  The Family will receive friends at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home and Crematory, P.A. 1212 W. Old Liberty Rd. Winfield, MD 21784 on Sunday, October 21stfrom 12 to 2 and 4 to 6 PM.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave, Westminster, MD 21157.







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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.