The Montgomery County Department of Police is a nationally accredited agency and the primary law enforcement agency for Montgomery County, Maryland. With more than 1,300 sworn officers, assisted by over 700 support personnel, the agency provides the full spectrum of policing services to a county of over 1 million people.

The department is currently looking for highly qualified police officer applicants who are ready to answer the call for a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement. Our police officers receive very comprehensive training in a brand new training facility and all uniforms and equipment are provided. We offer many opportunities to serve to include our 6 District Police Stations and over 50 specialized units. Visit the rest of our site to learn more of the many benefits this prestigious agency has to offer.

30X30 - We Aim To Go Higher

We are proud to be a member of the @30x30initiative to increase the number of women recruits to 30% by 2030 and support women officers throughout their careers. Learn more about 30X30 >>

The Heart of Service

Being a Montgomery County Police Officer means having a heart of service. If you have the heart to serve, we want you to join our team.

Contact Us

By Phone: 240-773-5300

By Email: [email protected]

Officer Melissa Coligan: [email protected]

Officer Joe Arnold: Joseph.Arnold

Officer Megan Wyatt: [email protected]


Salary, Benefits and General Job Requirements


Recruitment Events Calendar

Montgomery County Public Safety Training Academy

Opened in the Fall of 2016, the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Academy is a state-of-the-art learning environment which provides training for Montgomery County Police, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, Montgomery County Sheriff’s, Gaithersburg City Police, Rockville City Police, Takoma Park Police, Maryland National Capital Park Police – Montgomery County Division, Montgomery County Fire Bomb & Explosives Investigators, Chevy Chase Village Police.


Public Safety Training Academy
Montgomery County Public Safety Training Academy