The Superintendent of the Maryland State Police is charged with reviewing applications for
appointment and recommending to the Governor whether to grant or deny appointments as a
special police officer or a railroad police officer. The Governor may accept or reject the
Superintendent's recommendation, and is assisted in this process by the Secretary of State's
Office which processes and records the applications.
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Special Police and Railroad Police
Act. Please be advised that although every effort has been made to reproduce
the current text of the Maryland Code for these sections, this office does not
warrant the accuracy of this content.
Statutory Authority: Public Safety Article, §3-301 et. seq. of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
For more information:
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