A United States Capitol Police Officer performs a full range of police duties and responsibilities:
Enforces Federal and District of Columbia laws and regulations, and enforces USCP rules and regulations relating to law enforcement.
Physically protects the U.S. Capitol complex (buildings and grounds), Members of Congress, visitors, and staff from threats of crime and
About United States Capitol Police
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.