How many police forces have jurisdiction in Washington, DC?
September 6, 2006 6:40 PM Subscribe
How many police forces have jurisdiction in the District of Columbia? (For the purposes of this, I'm taking 'police' to be roughly equivalent to 'people empowered to arrest citizens in (primarily) public areas of the city', excluding e.g. embassy security staff and so on.)
posted by chrysippus to law & government (10 answers total)
There's at least the Metropolitan Police, the Supreme Court police, the Secret Service, the Park Police, the National Zoo police, the US Mint Police, and the Capitol Police, but I'm sure there are more. Does anybody know either of a definitive list, or have further additions?