Directives establishing policies, requirements, and responsibilities related to operations of the Federal Protective Service.
Federal Protective Service (FPS)
This directive establishes FPS policy for applying security force countermeasures to mitigate prohibited item entry at Federal properties. It applies to all facilities or properties under the control of the General Services Administration (GSA) and any facilities or properties owned, leased, or occupied by any Federal-agency contracting with FPS to provide security service.
Records Related to Civil Unrest and Disturbance in 2020 and 2021 Released by the Federal Protective Service.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Federal Protective Service (FPS). Founded in 1971, FPS is the law enforcement agency within DHS that protects public servants, and the people they serve, throughout our Nation.
The Federal Protective Service celebrates its 50th Anniversary on January 11. FPS Director L. Eric Patterson and Principal Deputy Director Richard K. Cline recognized the moment with a special video message to FPS employees, partners, and stakeholders.
Portland’s rioters have not stopped and are instead focusing their attacks on local law enforcement officers and buildings elsewhere in the city.
Portland’s months-long riot problem continues elsewhere in the city.
Tuesday evening marked a third consecutive night with no attacks directed at federal officers or property – a stark contrast from the violent nightly siege of the previous weeks.
While violent criminal activity persists elsewhere in Portland, Monday night marked the second straight night during which rioters did not attack federal property or officers.
On July 29, Oregon Governor Kate Brown finally agreed to do what the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has demanded for months: step up and work with federal authorities to stop the nightly criminal violence directed at the Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland.