U.S. Air Force Fact Sheet|
50TH SECURITY FORCES SQUADRON|
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.
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.
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.