Proudly Serving Since 1791

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, and investigate and detain persons suspected of committing offenses against the United States. Officers also carry out services for many notable events conducted in the national parks.

A U.S. Park Police officer at the World War II Memorial.

Downtown Patrol in Washington, DC

A U.S. Park Police officer at the World War II Memorial.

Learn about the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

2016 Centennial Initiative

"Video - Horse Mounted Patrol Units Protecting Our Parks"

The New York Field Office Horse Mounted Unit patrols during the New York City Marathon in 2013.

U.S. Park Police Horse Mounted Unit

The New York Field Office Horse Mounted Unit patrols during the New York City Marathon in 2013.

U.S. Park Police Aviation Unit

U.S. Park Police Aviation Unit

A U.S. Park Police Aviation Unit officer checks instruments on the Eagle.

U.S. Park Police safeguard national icons/monuments in San Francisco, Washington, DC and New York.

Icon Protection

U.S. Park Police safeguard national icons/monuments in San Francisco, Washington, DC and New York.

Join the U.S. Park Police

Recruiting

Join the U.S. Park Police.

The annotated history of the U.S. Park Police.

History of the Force

The annotated history of the U.S. Park Police.

FAA Launches National Capital Region No Drone Zone Campaign.

No Drone Zone

FAA Launches National Capital Region No Drone Zone Campaign.

Photos of the U.S. Park Police.

U.S. Park Police Photos

Photos of the U.S. Park Police.

The U.S. Park Police hosts CONTOMS training for first responders.

Training Registration

The U.S. Park Police hosts CONTOMS training for first responders.