NSA Police Job Description & Career Outlook

The job of an NSA (National Security Agency) police officer is to help protect the people who make the United States safe-in other words, they provide security for those who are defending our nation. Responsibilities of the NSA officer include counter terrorism, asset protection, transportation control, critical incident management, emergency mitigation, vehicle and facility inspection, firearms training and range management, and patrol of NSA property.

NSA police officers are federal employees who work on or around the NSA facility in and around its complexes at Fort Meade, Maryland. They work closely with NSA employees and the federal government to enforce federal statutes.

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Become a NSA Police Officer: Education & Other Requirements

In order to apply for a position with the NSA, you must be a United States citizen and have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. The NSA employs individuals from a military, government, or private sector background. They also offer internship opportunities for college students wishing to pursue a career in National Security.

NSA Police Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the job growth for NSA officers is favorable. The average salary is approximately $51,000/year depending on education and experience and area of expertise.

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