Federal Protective Service

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Noun1.Federal Protective Service - an agency in the General Services Administration that is a security organization to provide a safe environment where Federal agencies can conduct their business
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
General Services Administration, GSA - a central management agency that sets Federal policy for Federal procurement and real property management and information resources management
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The Bush administration plans to reduce the number of Federal Protective Service officers to 950, from about 1,200, and rely almost entirely on contractors to guard federal facilities.
One explores the transfer of the Federal Protective Service (FPS) to the Department of Homeland Security, noting that although FPS's mission has expanded, it does not have a transformation strategy to address this expanding mission.
Customs Service, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Federal Protective Service, the Transportation Security Administration, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and the Office of Domestic Preparedness, "migrated" to DHS headquarters in Washington, D.
Border and Transportation Security: This directorate will include the Bureau of Border Security, the Office of Domestic Preparedness, the Customs Service, the Transportation Security Administration, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and the Federal Protective Service.
They all did this, trusting that the men and women of the Federal Protective Service would keep them safe in the more than 8,000 federal buildings in which they work.
Secret Service, the Port of Seattle Police, the Federal Protective Service, and at least one other agency that police spokesman Randy Huberick declined to identify.
the Federal Protective Service that oversees the security of federal buildings only had one contracted security company with one part-time guard providing security for the Murrah Building and two other federal buildings; and 2) Oklahoma City officials were not notified of the fact that April 19, (the day of the bombing) marked the anniversary of a cultist incident Waco, Texas, and that an inmate who was to be put to death that day in Arkansas had been indicted for trying to bomb the Murrah building in the 80s.
70-80 compliance seminar attendees have included the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, the Department of Transportation, the United States Customs and Immigration Service, and the Federal Protective Service.
This arrest was made through the cooperative efforts of several members of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force, including; Strafford County Sheriffs Office, Federal Protective Service, the Rochester & Barrington Police Departments, US Probation, and deputy US Marshals.
The individuals included in the sanctions are: Russian Presidential Envoy to Crimea Oleg Belaventsev, Rostech CEO Sergei Chemezov, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, Director of the Federal Protective Service of the Russian Federation Yevgeny Murov, Chairman of State Duma Committee on International Affairs Alexei Pushkov, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, and First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Vyacheslav Volodin.
as a dozen Federal Protective Service officers and bomb-sniffing dogs surrounded the courthouse.
Musumeci was then arrested, detained, and ticketed, and an employee of the Federal Protective Service (a sub-agency of Homeland Security) confiscated Musumeci's memory card.

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