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BPD Employment
Police 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  or call 301-575-2474. 

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

Applications should be mailed to:

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

Or faxed to: 301-575-1819
Direct all inquiries to
The Bowie Police Department is not accepting applications for entry level Police Officers at this time. 

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

John Nesky
Police Chief

Dwayne Preston
Deputy Police Chief

Emergency: 9-1-1



Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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