The Baltimore County Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency for Baltimore County Maryland. Baltimore County encompasses 612 sq. miles, offering both rural and urban lifestyles that together house a population of over 820,000 citizens. We are proud of our communities and the various recreational, cultural, and historical amenities our County provides. The department has approximately 1900 sworn members and is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency. The department offers positions as cadet and police officer.
Under close supervision, recruits train to perform specialized and general law enforcement work, including vehicular and foot patrol; crime prevention, detection, and investigation; the maintenance of public order; and the enforcement of criminal and traffic laws.