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.