WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 – The Pentagon Force Protection Agency, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, today launched a public awareness campaign, aimed at encouraging Pentagon employees, visitors, and commuters to report suspicious activity: "If You See Something, Say Something™."
Every citizen plays a role in identifying and reporting suspicious activities and threats. Expanding the “If You See Something, Say Something™” campaign to the Pentagon will help us protect the men and women defending our country, and is an important part of our efforts to secure our nation and engage the American public in keeping our country safe and resilient.Story
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 – It’s nearly impossible to locate a single, agreed-upon origin story for most police badges. Research will yield a number of descriptions and histories of specific badges, most of which reflect the culture and history of the department and the community it serves. That’s certainly the case with the standard badge issued to all Pentagon Police Department officers when they join the Pentagon Force Protection Agency team. The badge features, among other things, an illustration of the Pentagon, a raised “U.S.,” and the agency’s crest. Story
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 – On the evening of March 4, 2010, an armed gunman approached the Pentagon’s metro entrance and opened fire. “Everybody knew what they needed to do, and they just did it,” said Officer Christie Bolton of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s 4th Platoon. Bolton had just come on duty for her 12-hour overnight watch, and was in the process of turning over with the off-going shift. Story