Supreme Court of the United States
Police Department

Pamela Talkin

One First Street NE
Washington, D.C 20543


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Jurisdiction: The Supreme Court of the United States Police is a small
federal law enforcement agency headquartered in the District of Columbia,
whose mission is to ensure the integrity of the constitutional mission of
the Supreme Court by protecting the United States Supreme Court building,
the Justices, employees, guests, and visitors.

Established in 1949, the Supreme Court of the United States Police were tasked
to provide protection for the recently completed Supreme Court Building.
Until that time, the Court resided in the U.S. Capitol. The original force
of 33 officers were selected from the ranks of the United States Capitol Police.
Currently, the Supreme Court Police are responsible for protecting the
Chief Justice, Associate Justices, building occupants, and the Court's
historic building and grounds. Additional responsibilities include courtroom
security, dignitary protection, emergency response, and providing
assistance to building visitors.