U.S. Air Force Fact Sheet
50th SFS

The 50th Security Forces Squadron is a component of the 50th Mission Support Group, 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., and was activated on Jan. 30, 1992. 


The squadron protects 17 protection level resources and more than 6,200 military and civilian personnel assigned to Schriever AFB. 50th SFS provides physical security, force protection measures and law enforcement services; and assists commanders in maintaining good order and discipline. It monitors physical security programs supporting 15 geographically separated units. 50th SFS also mobilizes security forces supporting higher headquarters' and national objectives.


50th SFS was formerly the 1002nd Special Security Squadron that was activated on Oct. 1, 1985. The squadron was renamed the 1002nd Security Police Squadron on Oct. 1, 1989, as part of Air Force Space Command's support structure reorganization. In response to world events, the security police career field transitioned into the new career field of security forces on July 1, 1997. It included combining the security and law enforcement career fields and absorbing the combat arms training and maintenance career field into one Air Force specialty.