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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

‘Forensic Accounting’

  An interesting article titled "U.S. Park Police sheds furloughs after some 'forensic accounting' " has been written by Lisa Rein in the Washington Post regarding the "miraculous" find of money in order for the furlough to be lifted. So when everyone from the mounted unit to the chief was…Read More

Furlough Ends

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Today, at 1 pm (EDT) the National Park Service (NPS) announced that furloughs for United States Park Police (USPP) employees will end on June 1. Citing overstated cost projections and cost cutting measures previously taken by the agency, combined with the 3 furlough days taken to date, the…Read More

Jarvis Answers Moran’s Questions

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/videoLibrary/assets/swf/CSPANPlayer.swf?clipid=4430287 Moran- "...AS A RESULT OF THOSE CUTS, THERE'S GOING TO BE A FURLOUGH FURLOUGHING OF PARK POLICE OFFICERS OVER THE NEXT SIX MONTHS. THIS IS GOING TO BE A TOUGH TIME TO BE FURLOUGHING PARK POLICE. SO I'D LIKE TO KNOW HOW YOU'RE DEALING WITH IT AND STILL ENSURE…Read More

Sequester takes its toll on Mall, park police and Smithsonian museums

from the Washington Post By Lisa Rein, Published: May 2   The Mall, Washington's oft-trampled symbol of democracy and its most-visited national park, heads into the summer tourist season with no Fourth of July concert, fewer Park Police officers and a whole lot of uncollected trash - all results of…Read More