The deadline to submit an application for an officer or cadet position with the Baltimore County Police Department is next Friday, May 2. Applications will be accepted online only. Interested individuals can go to or to apply.

  • Candidates for police cadet must be between 17 ½ and 20 ½ years old.
  • Candidates for police officer have to be 21 years old by graduation from the academy.

The last information session for the cadet position will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 at Baltimore County Police Headquarters ( 700 E Joppa Rd 21286 ). Space is limited for this information session, so you must register online at

Anyone with questions can call the Baltimore County Police Recruitment Unit at 410-887-5542.