BALTIMORE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
601 E. FAYETTE STREET, BALTIMORE MARYLAND
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21201
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Updated: March 09, 2021
Job Classification: Police Cadet
The Baltimore Police Department is currently hiring for Police Cadets. Cadets are aspiring Baltimore Police Officers who gain valuable law enforcement experience before meeting the minimum age requirement of Police Officer Trainee. Cadets are 18-20 ½-year-old uniformed civilian employees, assisting different units within the agency, such as Homicide, City Wide Robbery, Recruitment, and Crime Lab. The most significant advantage to becoming a Cadet is that your time as a Cadet will count toward your sworn retirement.
Testing on NTN will be open continuously. Test results will be pulled by the Baltimore City Police Department to be considered for the position. Please complete the Frontline National test through NTN and the department application located at https://www.baltimorepolice.org/careers/cadets
The department requires the candidate Public Safety Self Assessments (PSSAs). You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PSSAs must be completed to be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $31,388
Department Overview: The Baltimore Police Department is dedicated to upholding the Constitution and enforcing laws in a fair, impartial and ethical manner. We commit to creating and maintaining a culture of service that builds trust and legitimacy in all communities, values the sanctity of human life, and provides for the safety and well-being of all.
Area Information: Baltimore City is 92.1 square miles.
Population: The BPD is the 8th largest municipal police force in the United States, staffed by nearly 3,100 civilian and sworn personnel. The Department's jurisdiction covers Maryland's largest city, with a population of 614,000.
Age: 18 yrs -20 yrs 5 months
US Citizen: Must be a U.S Citizen
High School Grad/GED: Minimum required education is a GED/ High school Diploma
Valid MARYLAND State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Hiring Process: Applicants must successfully complete the following steps in the hiring process before being hired as a Baltimore Police Officer:
Disqualifiers (Not all inclusive):
Baltimore City Police written examination is offered through the National Testing Network at testing centers locally and around the United States.