Office of Budget and Financial Management
The Office of Budget and Financial Management is responsible for all fiscal activities of the Force including payroll, travel, imprest funds, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. It ensures proper cost accounting, performs routine audits of Force expenditures, prepares and analyzes variance reports, and generally performs all the activities associated with a full-service accounting operations unit. The Office of Budget and Finance is located at 1100 Ohio Dr., SW., Washington, DC. The contact number is 202-619-7054.
Technical Services Branch
The Technical Services Branch provides the technical support necessary to implement Force operations and programs through the activities of the Communications Section, the Transportation and Equipment Section, the Contracting Office, the Information Management/Records Section and the Facilities Management Section. The Commander, Technical Services Branch, serves as a liaison with appropriate officials of the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service in connection with emergency communications systems within the Department.
The Communications Section provides and coordinates various forms of communication in support of line and staff functions. These include radios, telephones, pagers, and teletypes (both local and long distance systems). The Communications Section has a key role in the national emergency reporting systems of the Department of the Interior.
The Contracting Officer ensures that all procurement documents are prepared, tracked, and coordinated. Vendors should contact the Contracting Officer at 202-619-7390 before reaching out to Force members regarding products and services. See the Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR). The Contracting Office is located at 1100 Ohio Dr., SW., Washington, DC.
Office of Planning & Internal Control
The Commander, Office of Planning and Internal Control supervises the Planning and Development Unit and the Audits and Evaluations Unit.
The Planning and Development Unit is responsible for the review, formulation, and development of necessary policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operation of the Force. These reviews include an analysis of existing procedures, consultation with various subject matter experts, research for the development of new procedures, and the impact of externally imposed restrictions, guidelines, policies, or legal limitations.
The Planning and Development Unit maintains close liaison with other professional law enforcement groups and reviews a wide variety of law enforcement publications, to remain informed of the latest trends in police management. Other responsibilities of the Unit include forms review, legal research, special studies, Memorandums of Understanding, and Freedom of Information Act requests. To contact the Planning and Development Unit, call (202) 425-3389.
The Training Branch consists of the Washington Metropolitan Area Training Section and the recruit and specialized training staff as well as Detailed Instructors at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia, the Recruit Training Group at FLETC, and the U.S. Park Police instructors detailed to FLETC. The primary function of the Training Branch is to provide and coordinate all training activities of the Force. To contact the Training Branch, call (202) 610-3525.