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PD Staff+

 The Mount Rainier Police Department is actively recruiting individuals for the positions of Entry Level Police Officer / Candidate and Lateral Police Officer.  Applicants must meet minimum qualifications and pass a complete background investigation. 


Requirements to be a Police Officer:

Be 21 years old or older.

Be a United States citizen and submit documents supporting a claim of citizenship to this department.

Possess a high school diploma issued by a high school or recognized by the State Board of Education, GED, or equivalent.

Be eligible under federal and Maryland law to possess and use a handgun.

Be of good moral character

Be free from any physical, emotional or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of police powers.

Possess a valid driver's license.


To view all openings in the Police Department and City, visit our Job Openings page.