Management challenges facing the Federal Protective Service

what is at risk? : hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 19, 2008. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia

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  • United States. -- Federal Protective Service -- Management.,
  • United States. -- Federal Protective Service -- Rules and practice.,
  • Public buildings -- Security measures -- United States.,
  • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.

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The Federal Protective Service (FPS) is the uniformed security police division of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS}. FPS is "the federal agency charged with protecting and delivering integrated law enforcement and security services to facilities owned or leased by the General Services Administration (GSA)"—over 9, buildings—and their iation: FPS.   Guidance on Visitor Access to Federal Offices and Buildings The Interagency Security Committee has established standards for day-to-day risk management of Federal facilities. State and Federal health officials are providing ongoing guidance to Federal agencies regarding control and containment of COVID exposure. Federal Protective Service officers are sworn law enforcement officers who protect federal workers and visitors at 9, federal facilities nationwide, yet they do not receive the law enforcement. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for a multitude of activities, including anti-terrorism, border security, immigration and customs, cybersecurity, and disaster prevention and management. It was created by combining many individual agencies as a response to the September 11 attacks. The DHS is made up of 7 agencies and many other.

Management challenges facing the Federal Protective Service by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Download PDF EPUB FB2

SUBCOMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT OF GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT, THE FEDERAL WORKFORCE, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS UNITED STATES SENATE Management Challenges Facing the Federal Protective Service: What is at Risk.

J WASHINGTON, DC. Management Challenges Facing the Federal Protective Service: What Is at Risk. Hearing Before the Oversight of Government Management, The Federal Workforce, and the District of Management challenges facing the Federal Protective Service book Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Second Session, J [open pdf - 3 MB ]Author: chearings.

Management challenges facing the Federal Protective Service: what is at risk iii, 97 p. (OCoLC) Online version: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia.

management challenges facing the federal protective service: what is at risk. hearing before the oversight of government management, the federal workforce, and the district of columbia subcommittee of the committee on homeland security and governmental affairs united states senate one hundred tenth congress second session j The Federal Protective Service Faces Several The Federal Protective Service Faces Several Challenges That Hamper Its Ability to Protect Federal FPS also lacks a reliable data management.

The Federal Protective Service protects Federally-owned and -leased facilities, including threat reduction, security countermeasures, enforcement response, dispatch, alarms, contract guards. What GAO Found. Several of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Protective Service's (FPS) guard requirements are generally comparable to those of the six selected agencies GAO reviewed, but FPS faces challenges in some aspects of guards' training.

FPS and the six selected agencies GAO reviewed require basic, firearms. Federal Protective Service struggles with new management tools Nine months into job, director hasn’t implemented GAO recommendations on training and tracking guard assignments.

Charles S. Author: Charles S. Clark. CIGIE’s Top Management and Performance Challenges Facing Multiple Federal Agencies biennial report consolidates and provides insight into the most frequently reported management and performance challenges identified by Offices of Inspector General.

The Federal Protective Service protects federal facilities, their occupants, and visitors by providing superior law enforcement and protective security services, and by leveraging our access to the intelligence and information resources of our network of federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and private sector partners.

The Federal Protective Service protects about 9, federal facilities and their occupants. FPS is part of the Department of Homeland Security, but it's been moved to two different "parent agencies" within the department in the last 15 years.

Reorganization can affect an agency's performance. After each move, FPS faced new duties and challenges. Comments: InGAO reported that the Federal Protective Service (FPS) faced a number of challenges with its Risk Assessment and Management Program (RAMP) that prevented it from conducting risk assessments of federal facilities and reliable guard inspections as intended.

Specifically, GAO reported that FPS did not adequately follow project management best practices in developing. Management challenges facing the Federal Protective Service: what is at risk?: hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, J FEDERAL PROTECTIVE SERVICE.

Basic Security Charge. The basic security charge pays for services such as facility security assessments, risk management, preliminary investigations, the detention of suspects, hour security alarm monitoring, response to emergency calls, and awareness training for employees.

This fee is charged to all federal File Size: KB. GAO Homeland Security: Transformation Strategy Needed to Address Challenges Facing the Federal Protective Service Published.

Homeland Security: Challenges Associated with Federal Protective Service's Contract Guards and Risk Assessments at Federal Facilities.

Federal Protective Service: Actions Needed to Resolve Delays and Inadequate Oversight Issues with Fps's Risk Assessment and Management Program: Ga [U. Government Accountability Office (, U. Government Accountability Office (] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Federal Protective Service: Actions Needed to Resolve Delays and Inadequate Oversight Issues with Fps's. Address Challenges Facing the Federal Protective Service FPS faces a number of significant challenges now that it has been transferred from GSA to DHS.

These relate to its expanding mission and increased responsibility, unresolved issues about how it will be funded in the future, and the transfer of FPS mission-support functions to DHS. Management challenges facing the Federal Protective Service: what is at risk?: hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, J by United States ().

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Prohibited Items in and around Federal Property The Federal Protective Service (FPS) works with facility security committees in accordance with 18 USC to identify items restricted from entry into federal properties to help ensure the safety and security of its occupants.

The purpose of this hearing is to examine the results of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the operational and management challenges that the FPS faces. The GAO’s report, entitled: The Federal Protective Service Faces Several Challenges that Hamper its Ability to Protect Federal Facilities (GAO ), will be released publicly on J   Federal Protective Service: Challenges with Oversight of Contract Guard Program Still Exist, and Additional Management Controls Are Needed, GAO (Washington, D.C.: September ).

GAO, Federal Protective Service: Actions Needed to Assess Risk and Better Manage Contract Guards at Federal Facilities, GAO (Washington, D.C.: August.

With responsibility for protecting thousands of federal facilities, the Federal Protective Service (FPS), which transferred from the General Services Administration (GSA) to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Marchplays a critical role in the federal government's defense against the threat of terrorism and other criminal activity.

Major Management and Performance. Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security. Novem Why We Did This Report. The. Reports Consolidation Act of (Public Law ) requires the Office of Inspector General to update our assessment of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) major management and performance.

Lawmaker probes contract oversight at DHS agency Letters to key Homeland Security officials ask for more detail on the budget challenges facing the Federal Protective Service Author: Jonathan Marino. Today’s hearing — Management Challenges Facing the Federal Protective Service: What is at Risk.

— will examine the results of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the Federal Protective Service’s (FPS) management and operations. Approximately 1, FPS employees contract security guards protect 9, federal. as an Area Commander for the Federal Protective Service (FPS) is not without its challenges.

I am responsible for supervising eleven federal law enforcement officers to include two K9 units and approximately forty-five contracted protective security officers.

As a team we address security related issues on a daily basis. "We take our fiduciary responsibilities very seriously and will tap any resources necessary to address the critical issues facing the Federal Protective Service Author: Jonathan Marino. THE FEDERAL PROTECTIVE SERVICE The Federal Protective Serviceis a law enforcement and security agency with a long history of protecting U.S.

government facilities and safeguarding the millions of employees, contractors, and visitors who pass through them every day. Its history dates back to when six “night watchmen” were. A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "With responsibility for protecting thousands of federal facilities, the Federal Protective Service (FPS), which transferred from the General Services Administration (GSA) to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Marchplays a critical role in the federal government's defense against the.

Homeland Security: Federal Protective Service Could Better Measure the Performance of Its Control Centers GAO, Management Challenges Facing Federal Leadership.security in federal buildings. robert a. peck commissioner public buildings service u.s. general services administration before the subcommittee on economic development, public buildings and emergency management committee on transportation and infrastructure u.s.

house of .The Federal Protective Service continues to face challenges ensuring that contract guards have been properly trained and certified before being deployed to federal facilities around the country.

In Septemberfor example, GAO reported that providing training for active shooter scenarios and screening access to federal facilities poses a challenge for FPS.