FR Law Enforcement Lieutenant

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of MinneapolisWould you like to find a way to use your law enforcement experience in a less traditional way? Are you interested in working for an inclusive and progressive Police Department? The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Law Enforcement Division safeguards employees, visitors, and assets of the Bank. The Bank is recruiting for a Police Lieutenant who is an experienced leader, professional, courteous, and conducts themselves with high integrity to join this important team.
  • Performs full law enforcement duties pursuant to Section 11 (q) of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U..S..C.. 248) (q).
  • Through rotating post assignments, foot, and mobile patrols as a driver or passenger, is responsible for the protection of personnel, facilities, assets, and property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of the Bank.
  • Closely inspects credentials and identification of employees and visitors and ensures that only authorized personnel and vehicles are permitted access to the facility.
  • Uses electronic metal detectors and x-ray machines in the physical search of persons, packages, briefcases, luggage, etc.. entering the building, being especially alert for weapons, explosive devices and other prohibited items.
  • Programs and maintains data in the access control system.
  • Enforces federal and state law and the administrative rules and regulations of the Bank.
  • Make apprehensions when required, participates in subsequent court or administrative processes.
  • Interacts with employees and the public in a professional, courteous and tactful manner.
  • Monitors security systems and devices to detect the planning or preparation of acts that may threaten the safety or security of the Bank and its contents, and employees and visitors and their personal property.
  • Conducts investigations and takes reports/complaints.
  • Prepares and submits required reports consistent with Division policy.
  • Reviews reports submitted by officers to verify completeness and the meeting of prescribed standards; makes recommendations and suggestions for correction and improvement.
  • Maintains detailed and accurate records for files, follow-up investigations, and court purposes.
  • Takes command at crime scenes or accidents and administers first aid as necessary.
  • Plans, coordinates, directs, and supervises the activities of a group of Law Enforcement Officers and Sergeants on one or more assigned shifts.
  • Assumes responsibility for Division operations in the absence of higher authority and alerts Division management of major occurrences.
  • Coaches and develops staff by communicating performance expectations, providing ongoing performance feedback, and conducting performance reviews.
  • Ensures training and development plans and programs are implemented that address individual and team needs.
  • With some assistance/guidance from department management, documents and discusses recommendations for employee recognition, hiring, salary, performance issues, and disciplinary actions.
  • Maintains continuity and effectiveness of operations by managing the Control Center; provides leadership and guidance to assigned staff concerning procedural and policy matters; initiates appropriate law enforcement response to emergency and non-emergency calls.
  • Performs administrative tasks by reviewing and approving time sheets, offense/incident reports, overtime, vacation requests, scheduling, duty rosters, and other paperwork.
  • Remains compliant with all FRS and Bank training requirements and obtains or maintains Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer certification.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field preferred.
  • Four years of relevant military, law enforcement or armed security experience.
  • Two years of additional or concurrent full-time experience as a law enforcement sergeant, preferred.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 75 pounds; must be able drag 150 pounds.

*Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401K match, and a fully funded pension plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Generously subsidized public transportation
  • Annual educational assistance
  • On-site fitness facility
  • Professional development programs, training and conferences
  • And more…

The Minneapolis Fed is committed to developing a diverse workforce and providing an inclusive environment where all employees are respected and valued. We believe that we can foster development opportunities for all and reach our full potential by recognizing the unique experiences and identities of each of our colleagues. From economists to cash specialists, we work together to represent you in our economy.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Law Enforcement/Protection/Security

Work Shift

Third (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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