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Testimony Submitted to DOI Law Enforcement Task Force

On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, the USPPFOP submitted testimony to the United States Department of the Interior Law Enforcement Task Force. The document that was submitted can be viewed below. Click on any page image of the document to view the PDF file. While this testimony was submitted as a…Read More

Read PEER’s Testimony to the DOI Law Enforcement Task Force it Confirms the USPP is: Dangerously Understaffed – Poorly Equipped – Badly Led by the NPS

The testimony of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) to the DOI Law Enforcement Task Force plainly states that there are serious problems with the Department’s Law Enforcement Programs. A snippet: “Thus, between its cadre of national park rangers and USPP, NPS has a substantial law enforcement force that…Read More

Weekend Calls Again Swamp Severely Understaffed USPP – Two Lts Step Up to Fill Gap

Pretty much every USPP shift is short of minimum staffing. Saturday evening around 8:00 p.m. (July 17, 2022) in the United States Park Police East District in Washington, DC, there was a reported stabbing on the Suitland Parkway. Evidently, someone stabbed someone else in a vehicle traveling on the parkway.…Read More

See the Evidence of the National Park Service’s Decades-Long Neglect of USPP Operations

The following image is a link to a Timeline containing evidence of the National Park Service’s (NPS’s) reckless neglect of the United States Park Police’s (USPP) operational readiness: A quick review the Timeline will reveal that understaffing and under-equipping the USPP is nothing new. They have been persistent problems for…Read More

USPP Chief Glosses Over Severe Understaffing – Assures Rep. Norton USPP is “prepared” for “emergencies”

On March 2, 2022, Rep. Norton wrote the U. S. Park Police (USPP) requesting they expand the Force’s Home-to-Work (HTWVP) vehicle program. Rep. Norton did this because she is aware that: Currently the USPP has fewer Officers than it had in 1975. That this dangerously low staffing severely limits the…Read More

A Severe Storm, Extreme USPP Understaffing, and No NPS Support Recklessly Endangered the Public

On July 7, 2022, the following letter was sent to Acting Chief Stock detailing the hazardous conditions and insisting that immediate action be taken to fix the hazardous conditions that routinely and recklessly place the public and officers in harm’s way:

DOI Secretary Haaland’s Support Requested for USPP Mission and Officers

On June 27, 2022, we sent the following letter to DOI Secretary Deb Haaland asking her to support fixing the United States Park Police’s operational readiness issues that are endangering NPS visitors and officers:

The United States Park Police is Hiring – MANY OPENINGS (SF/DC/NY)

The United States Park Police is hiring. Many openings in DC, NY, and San Francisco. Applications are being accepted until June 14, 2023. Applications Accepted Until June 14, 2023 YOU HAVE

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Testimony Submitted to DOI Law Enforcement Task Force

On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, the USPPFOP submitted testimony to the United States Department of the Interior Law Enforcement Task Force. The document that was submitted can be viewed below. Click on any page image of the document to view the PDF file. While this testimony was submitted as a document from the Fraternal Order … Continue reading Testimony Submitted to DOI Law Enforcement Task Force

Read PEER’s Testimony to the DOI Law Enforcement Task Force it Confirms the USPP is: Dangerously Understaffed – Poorly Equipped – Badly Led by the NPS

The testimony of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) to the DOI Law Enforcement Task Force plainly states that there are serious problems with the Department’s Law Enforcement Programs. A snippet: “Thus, between its cadre of national park rangers and USPP, NPS has a substantial law enforcement force that has lacked experienced professional leadership … Continue reading Read PEER’s Testimony to the DOI Law Enforcement Task Force it Confirms the USPP is: Dangerously Understaffed – Poorly Equipped – Badly Led by the NPS

Weekend Calls Again Swamp Severely Understaffed USPP – Two Lts Step Up to Fill Gap

Pretty much every USPP shift is short of minimum staffing. Saturday evening around 8:00 p.m. (July 17, 2022) in the United States Park Police East District in Washington, DC, there was a reported stabbing on the Suitland Parkway. Evidently, someone stabbed someone else in a vehicle traveling on the parkway. The stabbing aftermath caused the … Continue reading Weekend Calls Again Swamp Severely Understaffed USPP – Two Lts Step Up to Fill Gap

See the Evidence of the National Park Service’s Decades-Long Neglect of USPP Operations

The following image is a link to a Timeline containing evidence of the National Park Service’s (NPS’s) reckless neglect of the United States Park Police’s (USPP) operational readiness: A quick review the Timeline will reveal that understaffing and under-equipping the USPP is nothing new. They have been persistent problems for over three decades. The Timeline … Continue reading See the Evidence of the National Park Service’s Decades-Long Neglect of USPP Operations

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