Difference in Federal Protective Service and Community (State, County, City, Jurisdiction) Law Enforcement. June 2020
FPS Statement On Shooting In Oakland, CA
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Office of Public Affairs
ICYMI: FPS Statement On Shooting In Oakland, CA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday May 29, in an ambush-style, drive-by shooting in Oakland,
Calif., two Federal Protective Service Protective Security Officers
were shot resulting in the death of PSO David Patrick Underwood and
the severe wounding of his partner.The entire Federal Protective
Service family mourns the death of PSO Underwood and anticipates the
recovery of the other officer. Our condolences and deepest
sympathies go out to both families.
the last several days, the Federal Protective Service has experienced
an unprecedented level of threats and attacks against Federal
facilities. In response to ongoing civil unrest, the Federal
Protective Service has enhanced its law enforcement presence and
taken a number of precautions at those protected facilities, and are
standing with our state, local and federal partners to protect
the safety of our Federal workforce, critical infrastructure, and
Federal property in light of these demonstrations and direct threats.
Protective Service law enforcement officers and Protective Security
Officers are on the front line, and we will continue to support
peaceful demonstration and free speech. However, we will not
tolerate acts of violence, vandalism, or willful destruction of
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