The United States Capitol Police will be hosting an Open House and Recruiting Event on
Thursday 27 July 2017
6:00 pm until 8:00 pm
Dirksen Senate Office Building
C Street N.E.
Washington D.C., 20002
We are seeking professional individuals for sworn and civilian positions who display the upmost level of integrity, honesty, maturity, and commitment to serve the public.
The USCP offers extensive professional development and training and competitive salaries.
In addition to offering a competitive salary, the USCP offers a wide range of benefits that are designed to make our employees’ federal career very rewarding.
The United States Capitol Police (USCP) is a CALEA nationally-accredited, federal law enforcement agency. The USCP safeguards the Congress, its legislative process, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption, and terrorism. We protect and secure Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional and legislative responsibilities in a safe, secure, and open environment.
The USCP also strongly encourages all prospective applicants to review the minimum qualifications, application process, and selection process prior to applying, to best determine suitability with regard to the requirements and conditions for a position with the Department.
USCP Officers perform a full range of rewarding police duties and responsibilities that include:
Policing the U.S. Capitol Complex to protect Members of Congress, visitors, and staff from crime and threats of disruption and terrorism; preserving law and order; serving as a deterrent to violations of laws, rules, and regulations;
- · Enforcing federal and District of Columbia laws and regulations;
- · Performing protective services, securing federally-owned buildings and property, and protecting government equipment and materials;
- · Conducting preliminary and follow up investigations of crimes and accidents, and processing crime scenes;
- · Preparing investigative reports and testifying in court.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to law enforcement operations and effectiveness. From the global nature of threats to strengthening community relations, there is a heightened need for our employees to respond to emergencies with professionalism, pride, and effectiveness. Through diversity management, the United States Capitol Police (USCP) leverages the unique skills, talents, and expertise that we bring to the USCP through our different backgrounds, experiences, demographics, and perspectives. By embracing these differences, the USCP is keenly positioned to recruit, retain, and promote the best and the brightest.
We look forward to any and all interested applicants and thank you for assisting with the dissemination of this information.
James E. Blassingame Sr.
Recruitment Programs Manager
Human Capital Strategy, Recruitment and Employment Division
Office of Human Resources
United States Capitol Police
(202) 593-3422 Office
(202) 593-4252 (USCP) Recruiting Desk
(202) 369-3280 Cell
“Join Our Team”www.uscapitolpolice.gov