This week is National Police Week, a time each year when law enforcement leaders and personnel from around the country and the world gather in Washington, D.C. to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, making the ultimate sacrifice in the service of our communities and our country.
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.
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.
Submitted Written Testimony Of Senior Official Performing The Duties Of The Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli Before The U.S. Senate Committee On The Judiciary Subcommittee On The Constitution On August 4th
Chairman Cruz, Ranking Member Hirono and distinguished members of the Committee:
Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) role in protecting against the continued assaults by criminals and violent extremists in the city of Portland, Oregon and more specifically, the Federal Courthouse and federal law enforcement officers there.
The Secretary of The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) oversees the third largest Cabinet Department and leads our nation's efforts to secure our country from terrorism to natural disasters.