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Now Accepting Applications for Police Officer Positions

  The Frederick Police Department runs selection processes for new academy classes, throughout the year. Selection processes typically run for about six months and culminate with a final selection process, approximately one month before the anticipated academy start date. 

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In-State Lateral Police Officer Positions

The Frederick Police Department processes Lateral Police Officer applications on a continual basis, based on vacancies and staffing needs of the agency. Candidates must be currently certified through the Maryland Police Corrections Training Commission (MPCTC), or be within three years of separation from their previous agency, to be eligible for re-certification. 

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Frederick Police Department

100 West Patrick Street

Frederick, Maryland 21701

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Recruiting Information:

(301) 600-2107

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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.