Police Academy

The Federal Reserve Bank recruits highly qualified professionals to be a part of the law enforcement unit. The unit’s mission is to professionally protect and provide a safe and secure environment for Bank staff and others on the designated property, exercising teamwork and extending excellent customer service.

To become a Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer recruits must attend a district Federal Reserve Police Academy and be sworn in as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer. The Federal Reserve Police is nationally accredited by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation (FLETA). Additionally, all Federal Reserve Police Instructors are FLETC certified.


All applicants must pass a comprehensive physical examination and background check. Incumbents must meet required medical standards, both physical and mental, and maintain the necessary physical condition to respond quickly to and effectively handle any incidents. Positions require a familiarity with basic emergency procedures. Law enforcement professionals may be required to work weekends and holidays and occasionally may be required to work overtime. Applicants must have a high-school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience and demonstrate sound written and verbal communication skills.