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Crime Prevention Specialist

Recruitment #18-007728-0002


This is a Special Appointment position at the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions. The incumbent will work at the pleasure of the appointing authority.  This position is budgeted to work 32 hours per week (80 percent).




MD Police and Correctional Training Commissions
6852 4th Street
Sykesville, Maryland 21784

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide crime prevention training, education, information and technical assistance to local law enforcement and interested community members and groups from both the public and private sector throughout Maryland.


Some of the duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

Facilitating and coordinating Residential and Commercial Crime Prevention Training Programs conducted by the MD Community Crime Prevention Institute (MCCPI), to include periodic assessments to identify training needs, development of curriculum, securing training venues, acquiring qualified instructors and proper logistics to support the program, instructing in the program where applicable and maintaining lesson plans and training aides.

Developing lesson plans, visual aids and handout materials for MD Community Crime Prevention Institute sponsored training and educational events, as well as, for use by other groups in their training events.

Functioning as the Crime prevention Specialist for the MD Vehicle Theft Prevention Council under their grant to include: research, design, requisition, and purchase of vehicle theft materials for general distribution at crime prevention/vehicle theft prevention training programs/presentations; maintaining inventory/distribution lists for those items; coordinating the maintenance and use of the MCCPI Vehicle Theft display at events; respond to requests for vehicle theft prevention training for both the public and private sector, as requested.

Assisting with unit Community Policing responsibilities in the promotion, training, and review of Community Policing plans, programs and initiatives submitted by client agencies.

Collaborating with various law enforcement and community groups at the local, state, and national level to strengthen and/or developing crime prevention partnerships and programs, and provide training/educational programs.

Disbursing general crime prevention materials to law enforcement and communities.

Assisting in the collection and compilation of data as part of the evaluation process of MCCPI programs.

Effectively control costs, maximize efficiency, and ensure quality in the performance of duties and activities in all aspects of the job, and perform other duties as assigned and/or needed.



Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years' experience as a crime prevention practitioner from either the public or private sector, with a working knowledge of best practices in crime prevention programs and initiatives, residential and commercial security, personal safety and vehicle theft.  Two years of training and/or teaching experience is required.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


Applicants must meet this selective qualification to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Intermediate or Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint experience to include:

  • Create a template and work with a design template.
  • Work with graphics, animation and multimedia, inserting movies and sound.
  • Work with the Office Suite to create slides from an outline and send slides to Microsoft Word.
  • Customize PowerPoint toolbars and automate the slide production.
  • Build interactive presentations, using hyperlinks, creating interactive objects, working with Slide Show options, and using the Meeting Minder.
  • Explore online meetings and broadcast presentations.

Intermediate Microsoft Word experience to include:

  • Work with sections, create templates, use styles, and customize them.
  • Create and format complex tables, and manage table data.
  • Create Mail Merges, sort and filter them
  • Insert graphic elements

The selected candidate must possess a current MD Police and Correctional Training Commissions Instructor Certification or must commit to successfully completing this certification course within one year of hire.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date.

All persons who meet the minimum qualifications will be approved on the certification list and will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.



To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

Recruitment # - 18-007728-0002

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309

Baltimore, MD 21215

For more information, please call 410-585-3563

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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