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Federal Protective Service

  • By: Paula Gormley
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The Federal Protective Service (FPS) provides both security services and law enforcement to more than 8,000 federally owned and leased buildings nationwide. These buildings include office buildings, courthouses, border stations, and warehouses. FPS's headquarters is in Washington, ...

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