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Recruitment #24-000174-0001


 "Together, we are building a stronger Maryland."

-  Governor Wes Moore

Do you want to join a dynamic, innovative team? Join one of the State of Maryland’s largest agencies, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS)! When you work at DPSCS, it’s an opportunity to support and impact our large workforce, help ensure the public safety of Maryland’s residents and change the lives of returning citizens.

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Anne Arundel County - 7604 Oak Ridge Road, Jessup, MD 20794


Employees in this classification are police officers responsible for the service of warrants on wanted offenders. The employees may also be called upon to conduct extraditions and transport parole violators arrested by allied police agencies. These duties are carried out with full police/law enforcement powers as bestowed by Maryland State Law for individuals completing training as a police officer in the State of Maryland, as provided for by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

  • Searches for and arrests offenders with open arrest warrants.
  • Protect the Office of the Secretary Executive Staff by conducting investigations and vulnerability assessments for threats against DPSCS personnel and protects them in situations where their safety is at risk.
  • Determines when requests for search and seizure warrants are appropriate.
  • Prepares clear, complete and accurate investigative reports.
  • Transports parole violators apprehended by allied law enforcement agencies from one jurisdiction to another.
  • Responds to emergencies and renders first aid.
  • May testify in court in connection with arrests made on duty


Experience: Four years of experience in a municipal, county, state or federal police agency and current police officer certification from the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

Note: Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with 30 semester credit hours in the social, behavioral or correctional sciences for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • Three years or more of full time warrant service employment in a municipal, county, state or federal agency.
  • Current police officer certification from the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.


1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current police officer certification, as required by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission. Re-certification criteria for formerly certified police officers are listed in the Code of Maryland Regulations Employees who fail to obtain the required certification by the end of six months of continuous employment with the hiring department shall be subject to disciplinary action including demotion, suspension and dismissal.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


1. Employees must have completed and graduated from the entrance level police training academy. Employees must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission as set forth in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR . Selection standards of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission may be obtained from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Suite 309, 6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.

2. Employees in this classification may be required to bear firearms and to demonstrate practical knowledge and proficiency in the safe use and care of firearms on a periodic basis.

3. Employees are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, must provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

4. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line. Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

Keri Williams

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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