Md. Trans­porta­tion Au­thor­ity Po­lice cel­e­brate 25 years

The Star Democrat - - LOCAL -

EAS­TON — The Mary­land Trans­porta­tion Au­thor­ity Po­lice is cel­e­brat­ing its 25th an­niver­sar y with the un­veil­ing of a spe­cial edi­tion badge, which sworn per­son­nel in uni­forms will wear through March 31.

The badge fea­tures a unique Mary­land flag back­ground and the years 1994 — 2019.

“The MDTA Po­lice has a great his­tory of serv­ing the peo­ple that use our fa­cil­i­ties by abid­ing by our guid­ing prin­ci­ples of hon­est, in­tegrity, dig­nity and ded­i­ca­tion,” MDTA Po­lice Chief Col. Jerry Jones said. “Dur­ing the past 25 years, the agency has grown and will con­tinue to grow to meed the needs of an ever-evolv­ing law en­force­ment land­scape.”

The MDTA Po­lice is na­tion­ally ac­cred­ited and em­ploys more than 600 sworn and civil­ian pro­fes­sion­als. Formed in 1994 by an act of the Mar yland Gen­eral As­sem­bly, the Mary­land Toll Fa­cil­i­ties Po­lice com­bined with the Mary­land Port Ad­min­is­tra­tion Po­lice to form the Mary­land Trans­porta­tion Au­thor­ity Po­lice, which has be­come the sev­enth largest po­lice de­part­ment in Mary­land.

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In recog­ni­tion of the Mary­land Trans­porta­tion Au­thor­ity Po­lice’s 25th an­niver­sary, sworn per­son­nel in uni­forms are wear­ing this badge through March 31.

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