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Jeanne O'Toole

 

DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE


Welcome to the Internet home of the Office of Protection Services (OPS). We are the largest unit at the Smithsonian with over 850 employees. Our staff is dedicated to the mission of ensuring that visitors, staff and collections are safe and secure and our goal is to provide the appropriate security posture that will ensure that the Smithsonian collections are protected for future generations to enjoy. OPS Law Enforcement and Security Personnel work carefully on a daily basis to balance the safety and security of our visitors and employees with ease of access to the Smithsonian.


Whether it’s asking a question, reporting a crime, or seeking information on a lost and found item this Web site will assist you. We also encourage you to visit our Smithsonian Alerts page where you can get up-to-date information on the latest issues that are important to your safety.  Thank you for your interest in OPS and the safety and security of the SI and we welcome your thoughts and ideas on how to better serve you..

 

Jeanne O'Toole

Director, Office of Protection Services

 

 

 

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The Office of Protection Services (OPS)

The Office of Protection Services (OPS) ensures the safety and security of the staff, visitors, and National Collections of the Smithsonian Institution, while permitting an appropriate level of public access to collections and properties.


OPS FACT SHEET

Fore detailed infromation about OPS click here: OPS Fact Sheet


VISIT THE SMITHSONIAN

More information here: http://www.si.edu/visit/security

CONTACT US

SI Facilities Security Units

 

Job Opportunities

 

Lost and Found

 

National Conference on Cultural Property Protection (NCCPP)

 

Personnel Security and ID Office

 

Smithsonian Alerts

 

Smithsonian Mobile Alerts

 

 

 

QUESTIONS? FEEDBACK? COMMENTS? IDEAS?

CONTACT OPS AT:

Tel. (202) 633-5650

OPSComments@si.edu

 

Personnel Security and ID Office (PSIO) Questions

Tel. (202) 633-1598

OPS-PSO@si.edu

 

FOR EMERGENCIES CALL:

OPSO Watch Commanders
24 Hour Tel. (202) 633-9598

 

OFEO-HELP

24 Hour Tel.(202) 633-3988

 

 

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