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Hagerstown Police Department - Hagerstown, Maryland

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$35,630.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$35,630.00 annual
$42,265.00 annual
Top Pay:
$60,195.00 annual

Job Description

The Hagerstown Maryland Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Applicants with recent (within 3 years) certification from any state may call the number shown below to schedule a written test and interview.

The written test will be waived for Maryland certified applicants.

Recently certified out-of-state applicants will attend approximately 5 weeks of classroom and firearms training, followed by field training.

Maryland certified applicants will attend approximately one week of classroom and firearms training followed by field training.

The length of field training will depend on the applicant's prior experience.

Testing for applicants without recent certification will be held on March 2 and 3, 2007 (please call for further information on location and times).

Successful non-certified applicants will attend approximately 6 months of academy training (to begin on or about September 4, 2007) followed by a minimum of 16 weeks of field training.

Additional Information

Starting salary for non-certified applicants and recently certified out-of-state applicants is $35,630 ($36,712 after July 1, 2007 and $37,794 after July 1, 2008).

For Maryland certified applicants, starting salary is up to $42,265 for 5 years previous service ($44,428 after July 1, 2007 and $46,613 after July 1, 2008).

Excellent benefits package is included for all successful applicants. Additionally, officers receive overtime for roll call (approximately $1,500 per year at entry level salary).

The Hagerstown Police Department is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency of 124 full-time employees.

Call 301-791-2371 or 301-790-3200, Ext. 217 for application information, test and interview scheduling, required qualifications, and a description of duties and responsibilities.

The City of Hagerstown is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements

  • Age: -- 21
  • Education: -- High School graduate, GED
  • Experience: -- None for entry level, Required for lateral or out-of-state applicants.

Contact Informaton

Maxine Shearer

Hagerstown Police Department
50 N. Burhans Boulevard
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
phone: (301) 791-2371

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