Join the Department

Since its inception on June 1, 1931, the Prince George's County Police Department has been the primary police services agency in Prince George’s County.  We are the fourth largest full-service agency in the State of Maryland.  We strongly believe in community policing and strive diligently to cultivate a positive relationship with the community that we serve.  In addition to our patrol units, we offer rewarding careers in specialized units such as criminal and regional investigations, special operations, forensics, and intelligence. Law enforcement in Prince George's County is a fast paced, rewarding career that truly brings out the best in those who have what it takes to wear the badge.

How to Join The Department

Find out how to join the Prince George's County Police.

Sworn Positions

Entry Level Police Officer

Find out what it takes to become a Police Officer with the Prince George's County Police Department.

Experienced Police Officer / Comparative Compliance

Comparative Compliance Hiring Information for Non-Maryland Certified Police Officers

Experienced Police Officer / Maryland Certified

Job Announcement for Maryland Certified Police Officers

Non-Sworn Positions

Intern Opportunities

The Educational Intern Program is designed to provide unique learning opportunities for those students interested in law enforcement.

Police Cadet Program

Find out how to join the Prince George's County Police Cadet Program