Amtrak Police Department Jobs

The Amtrak Police Department (APD) is a national police force committed to protecting the passengers, employees, and patrons of Amtrak. Our more than 500 sworn and civilian personnel at more than 30 locations in 46 states conduct a range of behind-the-scenes and front line security measures to ensure the safety and security of Amtrak employees, passengers, and infrastructure. Learn more about additional career opportunities, minimum qualifications and hiring process on the Amtrak Police Department website. The most visible units of the APD are Patrol, Special Operations, and the K9 Explosives Detection Teams who work in tandem to deter potential threats, support security and counter-terrorism efforts, prevent crime and provide customer service.

Patrol Officers fulfill traditional policing functions to protect passengers and employees, as well as assisting persons in need, enforcing laws and regulations, and ensuring a safe environment.

The Special Operations Unit is an operational unit with squads in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY, and Los Angeles, CA who perform station surges in uniformed and plain clothes, conduct baggage screening operations, counter surveillance operations, site security, intensified right-of-way patrol, dignitary protection, and rapid response to hostage/barricade and active shooter situations.

The Amtrak K9 Explosives Detection Teams are strategically deployed at stations throughout the system. Amtrak is a leader in this field and currently has the most K-9 units in the railroad industry with vapor wake capabilities.

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Assistant Chief of Police - 90214086 - Washington
Washington, DC, US, 20002 Oct 30, 2017 0.00 mi Law Enforcement D4 DC Washington-Assistant-Chief-of-Police-90214086-Washington-DC-20002
Washington, DC, US, 20002 Oct 30, 2017
Intern - Undergraduate Amtrak Police Department - 90217101 - Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Nov 9, 2017 0.00 mi Law Enforcement XS200 PA Philadelphia-Intern-Undergraduate-2-Years-Completed-90217101-Philadelphia-PA-19104
Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Nov 9, 2017