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