Do Federal Law Enforcement Officers qualify as First Responders?

You are eligible to verify for the First Responder affiliation if you are a Law Enforcement Officer of one of the following entities:

  • Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) (NOTE: All Employees)
  • Amtrak Police Department
  • Customs & Border Patrol (CBP)
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) (NOTE: All Employees)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (NOTE: All Employees)
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Defense (Ex: Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), etc.)
  • Department of Justice (DOJ) Department of Fish and Game
  • Department of Public Safety
  • Department of State
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  (Ex:  Air Marshals & Federal Protective Service)
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) (NOTE: All Employees)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) (NOTE: All Employees)
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • US Secret Service
  • US Postal Inspectors (Postal Inspectors & Criminal Investigators)
  • US Marshals Service
  • US Park Police

In order to verify your service as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer, you will need to submit documentation that shows your affiliation as such.  We understand that there are laws governing reproduction of ID cards, badges, etc.  In lieu of those, you can submit a copy of an SF-50, a training certificate, or other similar documents that clearly shows your employment as a Law Enforcement Officer.

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