Cheverly - Police Officer (Entry Level)

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Department Cheverly Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer (Entry Level)
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Cheverly, MD
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Cheverly Police Department, MD Public Safety JobsCHEVERLY POLICE DEPARTMENT



** $5,000 SIGNING BONUS**



The Cheverly Police Department is seeking men and women that exhibit the characteristics of sound judgment, honesty, reliability, integrity, and the ability to blend the philosophy of community-oriented policing with a desire to best serve the interests of the residents of the Town of Cheverly. The typical duties of a police officer include: enforcing the criminal and traffic laws of the State of Maryland, Prince George’s County, and the Code of the Town of Cheverly, problem solving, report writing, courtroom presentation, and providing effective service to residents. In exchange for these duties, police officers are offered a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Shift work is required of all department employees.

Persons currently certified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC) are preferred. In addition, minority, female, and bi-lingual (English/Spanish) persons are strongly encouraged to apply. The Town of Cheverly is an Equal Opportunity Employer without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, political or union affiliation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduate
  • 21 Years of Age at Certification
  • Possess a Valid Driver’ License

Selection Process

1. Completion and Submission of an Application and Personal History Statement
2. Physical Assessment Test
           2(a) Prior to any applicant's participation in the Physical Assessment Test (PAT), they, along with their primary physician, will be required to fill out an "Attending Physician's Statement/Medical Waiver" form. No applicant will be allowed to participate in the PAT without first submitting this document. When instructed to do so, print out and complete the required form. You may obtain a copy of the form here.
3. Oral Board Interview
4. Drug Screening
5. Polygraph Examination
6. Conditional Offer of Employment
7. Psychological Screening
8. Medical Examination
9. Background Investigation
10. Final Offer of Employment

Reasons for disqualification from the employment process may include (but are not limited to) the following: poor work history; poor driving record; felony conviction; illegal drug usage, including the purchase, sale, or distribution of drugs; falsification of employment documents; inability to complete any of the components of the background process; and/or any other disqualifying factor as determined by the Chief of Police.

Candidates may apply at For questions regarding the Recruitment Process, contact Sergeant White via email at, or via phone at 301-341-1055


The Town of Cheverly's employment requirements mandate that all employees of the town have the COVID-19 vaccination, and that all COVID-19 vaccinations be up to date and current, in order to provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. The only exceptions to this mandate, which are considered by the town with appropriate documentation, are religious and medical exemptions.




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