The Mount Airy Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be currently certified as a police officer through the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission; or have been certified as a police officer through the MPTSC within the past 3 years; and currently be or have previously been employed by a Maryland Law Enforcement Agency as a Law Enforcement Officer. This is a full-time experienced position as a municipal police officer with a full service, community-oriented police department. Entry level applicants are not being accepted at this time.  The position requires the application of law enforcement and peacekeeping activities. Applicants must be capable of establishing a strong relationship with the community they serve, use problem solving skills to address issues of concern, be responsible for crime prevention and suppression, traffic law enforcement, proactive patrol services, arbitration in neighborhood and family disputes, apprehension and arrest (or citation or warning) of criminal law violators and recovery of stolen property. Starting salary is $50,000 / Annually.

Applicants may contact the Mount Airy Police Department by phone Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00AM - 5:00PM at 301-703-1375, by email at police@mountairymd.gov, or in person Monday - Friday between the hours of 9:00AM - 5:00PM at the Mount Airy Police Department located at 205 Center Street Ste. 203 Mount Airy, MD 21771. Deadline is Monday, August 31, 2020.

The Mount Airy Police Department serves the Town of Mount Airy with a population size of approximately 9,800 residents and a commuter population over 20,000. The department currently averages 900 calls for service a month to include robbery, burglaries, fraud, theft, missing persons, drug investigations, assaults, and motor vehicle collisions. The department’s command staff consist of the Chief of Police and a Lieutenant who oversee the Patrol Division which is currently structured for nine uniform officers. Patrol Division not only handles daily calls for service, but also criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, and community outreach. Patrol Officers typically work 10-hour shifts including weekends and holidays. Ideal candidates should be community oriented with a pro-active approach to policing.