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TREASURY ORDER 105-05

DATE:  April 2, 1970
 
REAFFIRMED:  September 8, 2011
 
SUBJECT:    Protection of Employees, Property, Operations, and Functions
 
 
1.    As an Officer of the United States and as Secretary of the Treasury, and pursuant to the authority vested in me as such by the Constitution and laws of the United States and subject to the conditions specified in paragraph 2 of this Order, I hereby authorize and direct law enforcement personnel of the Treasury Department to assist in protecting officers and employees of the United States, its property, its operations and its functions wheresoever located from unauthorized and willful interference, injury, harm, damage, carrying away, or destruction without regard to whether such officers and employees, property, operations or functions are those of, or are under the jurisdiction or within the possession or control of, the Department of the Treasury.
 
2.    Assistance shall be rendered under the authority contained in this Order only when the following conditions are met:
 
      a.    There exists an emergency in which:
 
            (1)   officers or employees, property, operations or functions of the United States are threatened; and
 
            (2)   adequate protection cannot be provided by duly authorized local, state, or Federal law enforcement officers; and
 
      b.    There is a proper request for such assistance which includes a statement from the requesting official that offices, employees, property, operations or functions of the United States are threatened and adequate protection cannot be provided by duly authorized local, state or Federal law enforcement officers, or, in the judgment of the senior law enforcement official of the assisting Treasury agency present, the situation can be considered an emergency and the circumstances require that such assistance, to be effective, be rendered without awaiting such request.
 
 
                                    /S/
                                    David M. Kennedy
                                    Secretary of the Treasury
 
Last Updated: 9/19/2011 11:09 AM