Bowie Police Department Employment


The Bowie Police Department is currently accepting applications for lateral police officers. All lateral applicants must pass a Physical Aptitude Test (PAT) to be considered for employment. PAT requirements are included in the Lateral Application Packet. A City of Bowie Employment Application must be completed in order to be considered. Applicants will be notified of their eligibility by email at least 7 days prior of the scheduled PAT.

Email questions to Renee Hance or call 240-544-5791.

NOTE: A valid drivers license number and email address must be included on the application.

Please submit:

By Mail:
Bowie Police Department
Attn: Renee Hance
15901 Excalibur Road
Bowie, MD 20716

By Fax to: 240-544-5712

By Email to: Renee Hance 

Police Officer Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • At least 21 years of age upon graduating from the Academy
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid motor vehicle driver's license
  • Not more than 1 point on your driving record
  • Must be able to pass physical agility test and medical examination
  • No felony convictions

Sworn Employee Benefits and Starting Salary Levels

Bowie Police Department Sworn Personnel: Benefits and Salary Information


Bowie Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Call Center Supervisor. Duties include supervision, planning, coordinating and appraising subordinate call takers. Position is under supervision of Operations Support Commander.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Strong computer skills required with experience in Microsoft Word, Access & Excel.
  • Certified Maryland State Level 1 Instructor or obtain certification within 1 year
  • Certified Maryland State First Responder or obtain certification within 1 year

 Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience as a supervisory dispatcher/call taker
  • Prior Police Department experience



All applicants must complete and submit a Civilian Application Packet no later than                           Monday October 31, 2016 by 11:59 PM


Mail: Bowie Police Department  
Attn:Police Personnel 
15901 Excalibur Road 
Bowie, MD  20716

Fax: 240-544-5712

Email questions to Renee Hance or call 240-544-5791.