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WUSA9 interviews the crew of the Eagle

WUSA9 interviews the crew of the Eagle about their response to the Navy Yard Active Shooter http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1

40th Anniversary of USPP Aviation Unit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, the United States Park Police Aviation Unit celebrated its 40th Anniversary. Since 1973, the brave men and women of this unit have saved thousands of lives through medevacs, river and mountain top rescues and supported regional law enforcement agencies in their mission to protect the public.…Read More

Lincoln Memorial Vandalism

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Regarding the act of vandalism that took place in the early morning hours of July 26, 2013: This type of reprehensible act is unfortunate but it did not permanently damage the memorial and this incident further underscores the need for the National Park Service to…Read More

The July 2013 edition of the Eagle Times is out!

History of the USPP FOP

An “About the USPPFOP” has been added to the site, giving you a brief history of the labor committee’s beginning.  2013 is the 110th anniversary of police officers banding together to improve the working conditions and professionalism of police officers in the District of Columbia.

Response to OIG Report

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report, today that is highly critical of the United States Park Police’s handling of its firearms inventories. The F.O.P. fully supports the OIG’s review of firearms policies and welcomes any critical assessment that will ensure our members have all of the…Read More

PEER statement on Assault of Police Officers

PEER Official Press Release For Immediate Release: Jun 17, 2013 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 SPIKE IN ATTACKS ON RANGERS AND FEDERAL LAND MANAGERS 2012 Saw Major Increase in Violence Directed at Refuge Mangers & U.S. Park Police Posted on Jun 17, 2013 Washington, DC — Federal employees in national…Read More

June Eagle Times

The June 2013 Eagle Times Bulletin is out. Come to the meeting!

Statue of Liberty At Risk

  http://CBSNY.images.worldnow.com/interface/js/WNVideo.js?rnd=660163;hostDomain=video.newyork.cbslocal.com;playerWidth=420;playerHeight=266;isShowIcon=true;clipId=8924418;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=CBS.NY%252Fworldnowplayer;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=fixed   From the New York Times article “Citing Danger, Schumer Calls for Scrapping New Screening Plan for Statue of Liberty” :   Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the National Park Service on Monday to scrap what he called a dangerous new security plan for the Statue of Liberty, saying that it could…Read More

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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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