Facilities Protection Service
Definition/Scope: The Facilities Protection Service (FPS) is an Iraqi paramilitary force tasked with the fixed site protection of Iraqi Government buildings, facilities, and personnel. The FPS includes Oil, Electricity Police and Port Security. It works for all Iraqi government ministries and governmental agencies, but its standards are set and enforced by the Iraqi Ministry of Interior. It can also be hired to protect private property. As of December 2005, the Coalition no longer provides material or logistical support to the FPS.
Broader Terms:Ministry of Interior (Iraq)