Deputy Assistant Secretary
Public Safety, Resource Protection and Emergency Services
U.S. Department of the Interior
The focus of this joint oversight hearing is a June 27, 2013 report released by the Office of the Inspector General claiming the U.S. Park Police could not account for government-issued firearms. The report highlights troubling problems with how the Park Police tracks and secures its firearms inventory, the current approaches taken by senior Park Police management to oversee firearms acquisition and inventory controls, and how Park Police firearms custodians and other personnel have not been properly trained. The joint oversight hearing will also examine the ten recommendations identified by the Inspector General's Office for U.S. Park Police to improve its management of its firearms inventory.
Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sent a letter to the Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell about the extreme reg......
Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published its final methodology for identifying and prioritizing species’ listings under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). House Committee on Natural Re......
Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing on improving management and utilization of federal lands in and around North Las Vegas. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Rep. Crese......