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Police Speed Enforcement Tactics in Maryland

MarlandUnderstanding the speed enforcement tactics and equipment used in Maryland can save you from getting an expensive speeding ticket!

Maryland Radar Detector and Laser Jammer Laws

Radar detectors and laser jammers are legal to in all passenger vehicles in Maryland.

Points of Interest

  • When using wipers your headlights must be on.
  • If cited for speeding by a Maryland State Trooper and go to court, there is no prosecutor involved--only the police officer, the judge and you.
  • Member of non-resident compact

Phone/Texting Laws

  • Texting ban while driving
  • Handheld ban while driving

Aircraft Enforcement

Maryland has an aviation wing for aircraft enforcement

Fixed Photo Red Light and/or Photo Radar Enforcement



Police do speed enforcement using both rear and forward facing pacing.

Police Radar Enforcement

State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police radar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual Ka-band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL K-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL Ka-Band
  • Kustom Signals Falcon HR K-band
  • Kustom Signals Talon II
  • Kustom Signals Talon Directional
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 K-band
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 Ka-band
  • Police Laser Enforcement

Police Laser Enforcement

State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police lidar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • Dragon Eye
  • Kustom Signals Pro Laser III
  • Kustom Signals Pro Laser 4
  • LTI 20/20 TrueSpeed
  • LTI 20/20 TrueSpeed S
  • LTI 20/20 TrueSpeed LR
  • LTI 20/20 Ultralyte 100 LR


Police do not utilize VASCAR speed timing equipment

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Dash Mounted Radar Detectors, Accessories, Mounting Systems: These products come with our 30-day money back guarantee provided that they are returned in resalable condition. This requires that all parts, accessories, warranty cards and packaging are returned.

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This exception includes all laser jammers, installed radar detectors, and the Veil Stealth Coating.