Security and Law Enforcement

While the Intelligence Community works to protect the nation, you work to protect the Intelligence Community. If you have a knack for finding clues that uncover hidden truths, you could work in the area of personnel security, evaluating the character, background and history of employees and applicants. Or you could apply your law enforcement skills to provide counterterrorism and force protection, critical incident management, and vehicle, facility and material security inspections. Apply today for a position in security or law enforcement, and protect those who protect our nation.


  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Criminology or Criminal Justice
  • DoD Polygraph Institute Continuing Education Certificate
  • Military Service
  • Physical Security

Example Positions

  • Personnel Security Specialist
    Conducts security interviews and investigations, including those that involve unauthorized disclosures of classified information. Prepares and coordinates damage assessments and security policies and regulations.
  • Police Officer
    Provides armed and uniformed security, force protection, and law enforcement functions. Investigates accidents, criminal activity, security violations, unauthorized disclosure of classified information, and other misconduct. Provides emergency response and protective measures. Conducts patrols, searches, interviews, and briefings; prevents and detects violations; prepares related reports.
  • Police Officer (K9) 
    Provides explosive detection for government personnel and property, and ensures the 24-hour care and training of his/her canine. Maintains law and order, investigates accidents, criminal activity and misconduct. Provides emergency response and conducts patrols, searches, interviews and briefings.
  • Criminal Investigator
    Analyzes investigative findings and prepares timely, concise, and accurate investigative reports and investigative correspondence for management.
  • Physical Security Specialist
    Provides physical protection of worldwide assets (e.g., people, information, facilities, and equipment). Ensures the construction and implementation of secure environments that protect classified information, and develops policies to support protective measures.
  • Polygraph Examiner
    Helps ensure that only trustworthy individuals receive access to classified information by using structured polygraph examinations (including interviews and interrogations) to obtain information from affiliates that will assist in making adjudicative decisions.
  • Security Analyst
    Helps protect agency personnel, facilities, and missions by collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, and collating data associated with counterintelligence, counterespionage, and counterterrorism as it affects agency equities worldwide.
  • Area Security Officer
    Develops, installs, and manages a security program for a governmental organization, organizational segment, installation, or other unit, subject at the local level only to administrative supervision and control.
  • Facilities Program Manager 
    Oversees the specific requirements for money, manpower, material, facilities and services needed to lead the program, and correlates those requirements with program plans to assure that the needed support is provided at the right time and place.


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