Maryland Natural Resources Police: Recruitment Updates

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Maryland Natural Resources Police Graduates 13 New Officers

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police welcomed 13 new officers following graduation of its 63rd Basic Recruit Class on October 14. 

The ceremony at Sandy Point State Park was the culmination of 36 weeks of training and coursework at the Maryland Police and Corrections facility in Sykesville. Their coursework included Maryland conservation law, criminal procedure, vehicle and traffic laws, physical conditioning, firearms, wildlife identification, emergency vehicle operations, search and rescue, land navigation, and boating navigation. The recruits faced challenging tasks that tested their strength, such as enduring OC (pepper) spray and undergoing water survival training. Read more.

Meet the newest Maryland Natural Resources Police cadets!

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The Maryland Natural Resources Police is proud to welcome five new candidates to its cadet program. Hear about the program from the cadets in this video.

This paid training program allows eager men and women between 18-20 to learn about being a Maryland Natural Resources Police Officer through hands-on experience and prepares them for the police academy. Upon completion of the program, cadets will enroll in the Maryland Natural Resources Police Academy to become certified police officers. Learn more about the program on our website.

NRP Is Hiring Soon!

The Maryland Natural Resources Police will be accepting applications for Basic Recruit Class 65 from February 15 through March 15, 2023.

If you would like additional information:

Keep an eye on our website and social media as we hope to hire a group of new cadets later this year.

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