Join Frederick Police

A Career of Honor and Service
Welcome to the Frederick Police Department, where we don't just offer jobs, we offer opportunities to make a real difference. By joining our team, you become part of a family dedicated to upholding our FRED values: Family, Respect, Empowerment, and Dedication.

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We understand that being a police officer is more than just a career; it's a calling to protect and serve. We take immense pride in being guardians of our supportive community. Every day presents a new chance to make a positive impact in the lives of the people we serve.

We believe in empowering our officers with the best training and resources. Our rigorous training program is designed to prepare you for every aspect of police work, ensuring you can handle any situation with confidence, professionalism, and skill.

The Frederick Police Department offers a variety of specialized units, allowing you to tailor your career to your interests and strengths:

  • SWAT: Join the tactical unit trained to perform high-risk operations.
  • Drone Team: Utilize cutting-edge technology for surveillance, search and rescue, and more.
  • Accident Investigations Team: Specialize in the investigation of traffic accidents and enforcement of traffic laws.
  • Detective: Work to solve complex crimes and bring justice to victims.
  • School Resource Officer: Bridge the gap between youth and law enforcement, fostering a safe and supportive educational environment.
  • Patrol Unit: Be the first line of defense, maintaining peace and safety in our community.
  • Bike Patrol: Engage with the community in a unique and accessible way, patrolling on two wheels.
  • Evidence:
  • Liquor Enforcement

We offer excellent benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, and opportunities for advancement. Our friendly and inclusive culture ensures you'll always feel supported both on and off the job.

Are you ready to join the Frederick Police Department today and start your journey of honor, service, and dedication?

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