DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: Incumbent is the Wing Commanders principal advisor in all law enforcement and physical security matters. Enforces federal and assimilated state criminal and traffic laws, applicable regulations and administrative policies. Provides protection at the air base against possible theft, unauthorized entry, espionage, sabotage, and subversion from both internal and external threats. Performs analytical and evaluative duties related to the business of security. Responsible for accomplishment of the wing physical security and law enforcement programs. The DFC is on the Wing Commanders staff and has access on security issues, policy and program development. Manage a program comprised of a military and/or federal/state workforce involved in work which includes Air Force (AF) operations, assigning and directing security forces personnel in normal and emergency operations. The incumbent supports established Department of Defense (DoD), AF, and ANG security programs.
Serves as the Wing AT/FP Officer. Required to direct installation measures needed to protect against internal and external threats of terrorism. Exercises delegated authority by the Wing Commander to implement plans and protective measures to counter the threat, and for law enforcement initiatives and functions. Plans and develops selective law enforcement operations to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Analyzes weaknesses identified during risk mitigation studies, and higher headquarters inspections of systematic security problems in order to modify and/or apply new theories and recommended solutions. Ensures compliance with requirements for the protection of the commands Protection Level 1-4 (PL 1-4) resources.
Plans, schedules, controls, and directs all unit functions. Provides leadership and guidance ensuring unit functions meets all wartime readiness requirement. Establishes unit goals that are the foundation for long and short range planning and execution of all internal programs. Develops, implements and reviews policies, procedures, and methods for identifying and protecting information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, espionage, sabotage or loss. Plans and advises on security and law enforcement issues. Interprets DoD, AF, ANG and State guidelines, and advises on methods and procedures for application. Evaluates overall effectiveness of the unit.
Performs a variety of DFC and supervisory functions to include assigning work to subordinates (dual and non-dual status, Active Guard Reserve (AGR), and traditional drill status members) by selective criteria such as the difficulty of the assignment, capabilities of the employee, or present work load assigned to each employee. Sets priorities and deadlines, develops standards and evaluates performance of subordinate employees. Periodically reviews position descriptions to ensure accuracy, and the most effective utilization of personnel resources. Explains performance expectations and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Gives advice and counsel, hears and resolves complaints, interviews, and selects candidates to fill vacancies within the unit. Initiates action to correct performance or conduct problems and/or approves serious disciplinary actions involving subordinates. Ensures documentation prepared to support actions is proper and complete. Recommends awards and changes in position classification to higher-level managers. Develops methods to improve production and quality of work directed.
Serves as the highest technical authority in regards to security for the wing. Maintains liaison with national, state, and local governmental agencies such as law enforcement, disaster relief, and others regarding matters of operational and environmental safety, protection of resources and other issues of possible installation impact. Negotiates and reviews host/tenant agreements, memoranda of understanding, joint use and inter-service agreements, and leases, with military and civil agencies. Educates on appropriate command and control issues and ensures that applicable units understand organizational relationships and priorities in regards to security. Ensures a close functional working relationship with participating units. Coordinates physical security and other investigative matters with military, other federal agencies, or civil authorities. Provides guidance and assistance during emergencies as well as civil disturbances and disturbances involving use of military resources. Incumbent has full power to detain, pursue, or direct detaining of person(s) fleeing a crime scene, active shooter, or attempting to resist arrest.