United States Park Police

USPP helicopter at National Night Out in DC

The United States Park Police was created by President George Washington in 1791. The Force functions as a unit of the National Park Service with jurisdiction in all Federal parks. U.S. Park Police officers are located in the Washington, DC, New York City, and San Francisco metropolitan areas.

The United States Park Police strive to be the premier police organization within the Federal Government:

  • Delivering professional full-service law enforcement to the National Park Service and neighboring communities, thus providing a safe haven for enjoyment of these areas without fear.
  • Serving people with respect and dignity.
  • Ensuring citizens are free to safely exercise their First Amendment rights of free speech and assembly.
  • Providing all employees the opportunity to grow, receive recognition, and thrive with pride within our organization.

To Learn More About the USPP: 

United States Park Police (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)

Follow Us on Social Media: 

United States Park Police | Facebook 

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Instagram @usparkpolicepio 


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