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Police Officer - Lateral Job - Bowie Police Department - Bowie, Maryland

August 26, 2014

Bowie Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer - Lateral
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 11/30/2014
Job Description


The City of Bowie, Maryland is seeking certified police officers for employment with a rapidly growing

Police Department. 

The Bowie Police Department was established in 2006 by over-whelming vote from the city residents.  City officers respond to calls for service in a city of 18.51 square miles with over 56,000 citizens. Officers are charged with maintaining order, protecting life and property and upholding the ordinances of the City of Bowie and the laws of the State of Maryland.



Additional Information


Excellent benefits:

Medical, dental, and vision

Long-term care, long-term disability and life insurance

10 paid holidays

 Vacation, supplemental, and personal leave

Maryland State Retirement - Law Enforcement Officers Pension System- 25 years or age 50 minimum retirement

Take home vehicle within a 20 mile radius of the city, upon completion of probationary period

Yearly uniform cleaning allowance



 Salary Information


Laterals starting salary:

$47,476 to $54,598, commensurate with experience








Job Requirements
  • Age 21 years or older
  • Education High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Experience Sworn Police Officer
  • Additional Requirement :


    • Valid Maryland driver’s license with overall good driving record
    • Must be a US citizen
    • Must meet the standards set by Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC)
    • Must be certified or certifiable by MPCTC


    • All applicants must pass a Physical agility test to be considered for employment



    Interested candidates must complete an application available online at

    Resumes and other attachments will not be accepted unless they are accompanied by a completed city application.

    Applications can be emailed :

    Or mailed:

    Bowie Police Department

    15901 Excalibur Road

    Bowie, MD  20716

    Attn: Renee Hance

    Or faxed to 301-575-1819.




    The City of Bowie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.




  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $42,728   annual
    Lateral: $47,476   annual

    Contact Information

    Renee Hance
    Bowie Police Department
    15901 Excalibur Road
    Bowie, Maryland 20732
    ph: (301)575-2474