BALTIMORE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
601 E. FAYETTE STREET, BALTIMORE MARYLAND
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21201
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Updated: March 09, 2021
Classification: Police Officer
Police Officers are sworn members who are twenty-one years of age or older. As a uniformed Baltimore Police Officer, you are assigned to patrol a neighborhood by vehicle or on foot. Employees in this class work rotating shifts including evening, weekends and holiday hours. In this capacity, you respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service and promote the safety of the public and of fellow police officers. You will be a proactive member of our Department, engaging in community-oriented policing, traffic enforcement, and on occasion, special details.
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/sworn-careers
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: Starting Salary $ 53,512, Top Officers Pay $92,548
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: At least 20 year and 9 months at time of application
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
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.