Police Officer (Entry-Level)

Washington, DC
US Supreme Court

Closing date: 10/31/2022

Salary: $73,852 – $73,852 per year

Duties

The Supreme Court of the United States Police is a Federal law enforcement agency that derives its authority from United States Code 40 U.S.C. 6121. The Supreme Court Police enforce Federal and District of Columbia laws and regulations, as well as enforce regulations governing the Supreme Court Building and grounds prescribed by the Marshal and approved by the Chief Justice of the United States. The department’s mission is to ensure the integrity of the Constitutional Mission of the Supreme Court of the United States by protecting the Supreme Court, the Justices, employees, guests, and visitors.

The Supreme Court Police are responsible for providing a full range of police services, to include:

  • Protection of the Supreme Court Building and grounds, and persons and property therein;
  • Dignitary Protection for the Supreme Court Justices, both domestically and internationally;
  • Maintain suitable order and decorum within the Supreme Court Building and grounds, to include policing demonstrations and large-scale events;
  • Provide Courtroom security;
  • Prepare numerous reports to include incident, found property, accident, and arrest reports, as well as testify in court.

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See: www.sss.gov
  • Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
  • Applicants must be licensed to drive for at least one year at the time of application, and have an excellent driving record.
  • A Supreme Court Police Officer must be able to maintain proficiency in the use of a firearm. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm and are ineligible for the position.
  • Officers are prohibited from having visible body markings (including, but not limited to: tattoos, body art, facial piercings, gauges, and brandings) on the head or neck (above the uniform collar), hands, and fingers (any area below the wrist bone).