Part-Time Police Officer Wanted


The Town of Upper Marlboro Police Department is accepting applications for a part-time Police Officer position. Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC) Certification is required.

Must be experienced and Maryland certified. This is a position as a municipal police officer with a small town, community-oriented police department. The incumbent conducts law enforcement and peacekeeping activities. They establish strong involvement with community, using problem solving to address issues of concern. The person in this position is responsible for crime prevention, traffic law enforcement, protective patrol services, arbitration in neighborhood and family disputes, apprehension and arrest (or citation or warning) of criminal law violators and recovery of stolen property. Work is performed in accordance applicable statutory law, case law, accreditation standards and department policy. Work involves an element of personal danger and, as a majority of the work is performed without the presence of a supervisor, the employee must be able to make decisions and act independently without direct supervision.  The employee must exercise discretion and professional judgment when making enforcement decisions, during use of force situations and in meeting emergencies. Assignments and special instructions are received from superior officers, who review work methods and results through personal observations, inspections, reports and discussions. 

Application Process: Interested Applicants will need to mail in a Cover Letter & Resume to the Town by the below date(postmarked date accepted). Once the resumes are received by the Town, the Police Chief will contact applicants by email or phone to schedule a date to visit the Station in-person to pick up an application.

Resumes and cover letters can me mailed to:

Town of Upper Marlboro
Police Chief
P.O. Box 280
Upper Marlboro MD 20773

Please include contact information in resume (Email & Phone)

Questions/Comments Contact: Cwashington@UpperMarlboroMD.gov or 301-627-6905 ex.4

Resumes & Cover Letters are due by Wednesday June 21st, 2017 

About the Town– The incorporated Town of Upper Marlboro is 0.4 square miles, less than one mile across and half a mile wide. The Town of Upper Marlboro has a downtown area along Main Street, which is home to a variety of local business as well as the Prince George’s County Courthouse, the County Administration Building, and the Board of Education offices for the Prince George’s County Public Schools. Additional businesses and government offices are located in the Old Mill complex a short distance from downtown. The main residential area is the to the west of the downtown on several quiet streets. The Town has about 313 dwelling units, mostly single-family homes with 657 official residents in 2008, according to estimates from the Census Bureau.