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Police Officer

The Ocean Pines Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer on its year-round police force. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, be a citizen of the United States, possess a high school diploma or GED, and have vision correctable to 20/20. Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record and have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, moral turpitude or domestic violence. A post-offer physical exam, drug test and psychological exam shall be required.

Maryland certified applicants: $51,000 annually
Entry-level applicants: $47,000 annually, increased to $49,400 annually upon completion of police academy training and agency field training


  • Shift Differential pay
  • Health insurance
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 401k retirement with employer match of 5%
  • Paid sick leave
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Assigned take-home vehicle

To obtain an application or additional information concerning this position, contact the Ocean Pines Police Department at 410-641-7747 or click here for an application.

Applications may also be picked up in person at the Ocean Pines Police Department located at 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, Maryland 21811.

Entry-level applicant testing is scheduled for March 25 and March 26, 2023 for Police Academy training beginning July 2023.

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