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Public Safety Department

Public Safety Department at NSF Indian Head consists of several agencies working intraoperatively to provide a safe and secure environment. Included within the umbrella of the Public Safety Department are the antiterrorism officer, criminal investigator, police department, force protection/physical security group, fire department, air operations, emergency management and safety

Pass & ID

Bldg. 1779

Hours of Operation – Visitor Passes Issued:

Mon. - Fri., 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Installation Photo Badges Issued:

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Base Entry Procedures

Personnel entering the installation must show either a CAC (common access card), DoD retired civilian badge, or active duty/retiree/dependent military ID, NCAC credential or approved NSASP photo badge to gain access. Personnel wishing to enter the base who do not possess one of these forms of identification will be directed to the Pass & ID Office. Visitors must be sponsored by either military, NSASP or supported command personnel and processed through the Pass & ID Office if not accompanied by the sponsor. At the time the visitor pass is requested, a valid photo ID (state operator’s license) must be presented. Visitors arriving during non-duty hours, weekends and holidays must check in with the security force member on duty at the main gate. There must be an After Hours Form, Events Form or notification from a base resident with the Police Department before entry will be approved at the main gate. CAC is the principal means for access to the base. Supported commands’ badges enable access to buildings, facilities, and controlled spaces.


All riders wishing to ride aboard the installation must have a state endorsed motorcycle license and wear the following personal protective equipment (PPE) - an approved DOT or SNELL helmet, Safety glasses/goggles or full face shield, study over the ankle footwear, long-sleeved shirt or jacket, full-fingered gloves, and long pants.

In addition to above requirements Military personnel are required to complete an approved Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) course and provide documentation of same. This training shall not have been obtained more than three years prior to requesting access to installation.


Alcohol may be consumed by persons 21 years of age and above in authorized areas only.


Personnel residing on station must register their privately-owned firearms with the Base Police (Building D-339). Those living in family housing may retain their firearms in their quarters in accordance with the NSASP personal weapons instruction. Temporary or permanent residents of the BOQ and BEQ may not store weapons in the barracks, but can make arrangements for Base Police to temporarily store a weapon for them until a long term storage solution can be arranged. Privately-owned weapons may be brought aboard NSASP during hunting season only when you are ready to hunt. Weapons may not be stored in a vehicle while at work or conducting business on base and must immediately be taken off station upon conclusion of the hunt. Possession of fireworks for storage or use on NSASP is prohibited except for command-controlled displays.

Bicycle Regulations

All persons riding a bicycle, rollerblading, skate boarding, etc. aboard NSF Indian Head must wear an approved helmet.

Animal Control

Residents must register all family pets with Lincoln Housing.