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Department Prosecutor / Investigator

Recruitment #24-002587-0031



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Maryland State Police
Office of the Department Prosecutor
1201 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, MD 21208

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Department Prosecutor acts as the prosecutor in administrative hearings and in regulatory matters taken before the State Office of Administrative Hearings. This position reports directly to the Director of the Office of the Department Prosecutor. This position is responsible for investigating allegations of misconduct against sworn and civilian employees in accordance with State laws, regulations and department policy. The position is responsible for reviewing investigations into police misconduct, presenting evidence to the Administrative Charging Committee (ACC), and preparing disposition reports and charging documents. The position works closely with law enforcement officials and ACC members to ensure proper handling of cases and enforcement of laws. The incumbent is expected to maintain confidential information while demonstrating impartiality and professionalism.


Conducting administrative investigations of allegations of misconduct against civilian employees in accordance with State laws, regulations and department policy. This includes but is not limited to conducting research, gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, drafting charging documents, thoroughly documenting the investigation process, drafting settlement agreements, and participating in administrative hearings.

Reviewing investigations of allegations of police misconduct in accordance with all State laws, regulations and department policy. Ensuring investigations and associated documentation submitted to the Office of the Department Prosecutor is thorough, accurate and complete before forwarding the investigations to the ACC.

Conducting follow-up in coordination with investigators of allegations of police misconduct, to include but not limited to, conducting research, gathering evidence, and interviewing witnesses.

Assessing the persuasiveness of the evidence and suitability and/or readiness of police misconduct cases for administrative prosecution, drafting charging documents, and participating in administrative hearings.

Acts as the liaison between the Department and ACC. Responsible for coordinating with the ACC, which includes but is not limited to forwarding completed and approved investigative files, evidence, findings, and recommendations to ensure proper handling of cases and enforcement of laws.

Responsible for ensuring compliance with all State and department administrative administrative investigative timelines for all cases referred to The Office of the Department of the Prosecutor.

Responsible for scheduling and assisting prosecutor(s) with trial board preparation.

Performs other related duties as assigned by the Department Prosecutor, which may include but is not limited to, representing the Department in Grievance, ASED Emergency Suspension and Civilian Disciplinary hearings.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


1. Experience conducting administrative investigations of allegations of misconduct against employees.

2. Experience reviewing investigations, preparing Disposition Reports and charging documents.


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.


Applicants for this position will be subject to a complete criminal background investigation and polygraph examination before permanent appointment can be made. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the applicant.


Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED or QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select employees. The list will be valid for one year.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Applicants may be given a physical examination and will be subject to an interview, background investigation, polygraph examination and substance abuse testing.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employees and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.


NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file. As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail. The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

*If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Maryland State Police at 410-653-4329.

*TTY Users: Call Maryland Relay

*We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply

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

*Bilingual applicants and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply


Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Maryland State Police

Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

ATTN: William Boniarski

It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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