The U.S. Park Police are tasked with a big mandate: to protect monuments and landmarks across our region with fewer than six hundred officers. But the agency has limited resources to accomplish that goal, and critics both inside and outside the force say they’re understaffed and facing low morale. We look at the challenges confronting the Park Police.

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  • Mary Beth Sheridan Staff Writer, Washington Post
  • Jim Austin Chairman, Fraternal Order of Police- U.S. Park Police Labor Committee
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC)

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