List of law enforcement agencies in Maryland

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This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the state of Maryland.

Former Lt. Governor Anthony Brown delivers Commencement Address at the 138th Maryland State Police Trooper Graduation, 2012.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 142 law enforcement agencies employing 16,013 sworn police officers, about 283 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

State agencies[edit]

Policing zones of the Maryland State Police.

County agencies[edit]

Municipal agencies[edit]

University agencies[edit]

Law Enforcement Units within Fire Agencies[edit]

Other agencies[edit]

Defunct agencies[edit]

  • Housing Authority of Baltimore City Police Force[12]
  • Baltimore City Park Police
  • Barton Police Department
  • Charlestown Police Department
  • Clear Spring Police Department
  • Emmitsburg Police Department
  • Goldsboro Police Department
  • Kitzmiller Police Department
  • Leonardtown Police Department
  • Luke Police Department
  • North Beach Police Department
  • New Windsor Police Department
  • Port Deposit Police Department[citation needed]
  • Sparrows Point Police Department[13]
  • Union Bridge Police Department
  • Williamsport Police Department
  • Willards Police Department
  • Woodland Beach Police Department
  • Allegany County Bureau of Police
  • Naval Station Annapolis Police Department (Merged with US Naval Academy PD to form NDW - NSA-Annapolis)
  • US Naval Academy Police Department (Merged with NAVSTA Annapolis PD to form NDW - NSA-Annapolis)

See also[edit]




  1. ^ 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, by Brian A Reaves, US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2011
  2. ^ "Police Department". Retrieved 2019-02-22.
  3. ^ Kahn, Saliqa (6 May 2014). "Cops: Maryland police officer bites man's testicles in Baltimore". WBAL-TV. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Harford sheriff investigating accidental fatal shooting". Associated Press. 13 April 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Matt Williams (b. 1908 - d. 1931)". Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series). Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights" (PDF). State of Maryland. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  7. ^ "Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series)". James Reed. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  8. ^ "William Burns". Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series). Archives of Maryland. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  9. ^ Brown, DeNee (18 July 2015). "Racial turmoil in Md.'s 'Friendliest Town' after black police chief is fired". Washington Post. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  10. ^ "University Police". Towson University. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-16. Retrieved 2009-08-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ Davis, Ryan. "Housing police to disband; city force to assume duties". Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  13. ^ "Sparrows Point police chief fired, adding to concerns about port security". Baltimore Brew. Retrieved July 19, 2019.