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FRLEO - Police Officer (Los Angeles)

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoOur police officers serve as the face of the SF Fed, both as frontline defenders in our five locations and ambassadors in the communities we serve. The mission of the Twelfth District Police Services is to provide a safe and secure environment for people at the Federal Reserve Bank while also safeguarding the Federal Reserve Bank facilities, operations, and assets.

All Federal Reserve Police Officers are Federally Sworn Law Enforcement Officers and are expected to uphold that responsibility accordingly. Our people in uniform are high-quality individuals looking for something outside of the normal role of law enforcement. Being a protector of the Federal Reserve means taking on a force protection posture. It means being in constant company of your fellow officers, so being a team player is essential. It means being open to taking on leadership roles and new assignments.

In short, no matter what skills you bring to the table, we have a place for you. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting your career, there are exciting opportunities for you in Police Services. Bring your passion and expertise, and we’ll provide opportunities to challenge you and propel your growth.

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding position? Look no further.

Essential Job Functions:

As a Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer, upon successful completion of training and certification, you will operate as a Law Enforcement Officer pursuant to the authority given the Board of Governor's by Section 11 (q) of the Federal Reserve Act. In this critical capacity, you are charged with protecting and safeguarding the Bank's grounds, property, operations, employees, and other individuals on premises. You may be involved in making arrests and/or detaining individuals committing criminal acts on the premises, and providing testimony as required by law.

You will:

  • Monitor metal detectors and utilize hand-held metal detection wands and x-ray machines to scan visitors and packages for weapons and other unauthorized items.

  • Control entry of persons and vehicles entering beyond the Bank's public accessible areas, including parking structures, security court, or assigned valuables handling areas, and monitor surveillance equipment, intercoms, telephones, radios, and other specialized equipment.

  • Operate law enforcement/emergency equipment when appropriate, such as issued firearms, emergency rescue, medical and firefighting equipment, post access consoles and portable radios.

  • Patrol building and report any unusual situation or unauthorized individuals and safeguard sensitive data and valuables through direct observation during regular patrol rounds.

  • Respond to general alarms, fires, or other immediate threats to life and property to establish immediate law enforcement presence and secure building until emergency situations are resolved.

Specialty Assignments:

All police personnel, sworn and non-sworn, who meet the qualifications and are interested, are afforded the opportunity to apply for specialty assignments. Assignments will be made to ensure opportunity and offer personnel a clear path to professional development. Leadership may temporarily assign someone to certain duties for an interim period when needed. Specialty Assignments are a major duty that requires advanced certification, training and abilities, which may include the following:

  • Background Investigations

  • Field Training Officer

  • Executive Protection

  • Technical Subject Matter Expert

  • Law Enforcement Instructor

  • Emergency Medical Technician

  • K9

You have:

  • High school diploma or successful completion of GED.

Due to the physically demanding, critical and sensitive nature of these positions, the following minimum qualifications are also required:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must have a valid State Driver's License.

  • Must not have been convicted of any felony or have any record of court-ordered community supervision or probation for a criminal offense within the last ten years and must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense.

  • Must never have been convicted of any domestic violence offense that precludes authority to possess a firearm, or otherwise be prohibited by any existing State or Federal statute from possessing firearms or ammunition.

  • Must be able to demonstrate physical strength, stamina, agility, and balance to employ physical control techniques to restrain and detain uncooperative and resistant subjects and defend self and others from physical assaults.

  • Must be able to perform the physically demanding responsibilities of the position, including, but not limited to, regularly standing, walking, or climbing several flights of stairs, sitting at an observation post, occasionally required to run, climb, crouch or crawl.

  • Must have ability to frequently lift 25 to 50 lbs. with occasional lifting of 100 lbs. or more.

  • Will be exposed to weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, or acts of violence.

  • Must have the ability to carry firearms and other law enforcement equipment, which could be retained on the officer's duty belt.

Please note:

  • Selected candidates must pass a fitness-for-duty physical examination, psychological examination, background investigation, and drug screen. This process can take three to five months to complete.

  • Must complete and successfully pass the six-week Basic Law Enforcement course held at one of the Federal Reserve Banks within the System, and a Field Training program upon graduation.

Become a sworn police officer at the SF Fed and kickstart your career in federal law enforcement. Learn more about what it means to be a Federal Reserve Police Officer SF Fed Careers in Law Enforcement.


We offer a wonderful benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Matching 401(k) up to 7%

  • Retirement / Pension

  • Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays

  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account

  • Pre-Tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Backup Child Care Program

  • Paid Family Care Leave

  • Pet Insurance

Hiring Salary Range: Los Angeles: $74,600 - $76,840 a year.

Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

At the SF Fed, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Law Enforcement/Protection/Security

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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