Join the Frederick Police Department. We are now accepting applications for police officer positions.
If you want to make a difference… If you want to be part of something great…
If you believe that public service can bring out the best in you…
Then you belong with THE FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT!
Now Accepting Applications for Police Officer Positions
The Frederick Police Department accepts applications for entry-level and in-state lateral police officer positions/jobs on a continual basis. Applications for the fall 2018 academy need to be submitted by February 28th 2018. Once your application is received your name is placed in the applicant pool for possible recruiting. Once we move forward with a selection process, all eligible applicants in the pool are notified.
In State Lateral Police Officer Positions Apply now for our next In State lateral academy starting in late 2017.
A Message from Chief Edward Hargis
We are extremely proud of our city and consider it one of the finest in
the country. Located less than an hour west of Baltimore and north of
Washington, DC, and with a population greater than 65,000, Frederick is
Maryland's second largest city. With its fair climate, exceptional
quality of life, reasonable cost of living, physical beauty, and
educated labor supply, Frederick has been recognized as one of the most
desirable smaller cities in the country in which to live and raise a
The City of Frederick is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military service, disability or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodation provided upon request.