Security Division
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Security Division

The Starfleet Security division can be dated back to the United Earth Starfleet back in San Francisco, Earth, Sol Sector. The agency was responsible for safeguarding the Federation from internal and external threats, for conducting criminal investigation, and for guarding Federation facilities.

Chief of Security

The chief of security was the officer in charge of the security division of a starship or starbase. This is sometimes differentiated from Chief Tactical Officer even though these people are in the same division.

  • Expected to carry out duties stated below as well as co-ordinate with security teams on the vessel to deal with crises with maximum efficiency in order to maintain maximum security coverage.
  • The are also responsible for providing the First Officer with regular departmental reports and updates to ensure that duty rosters are conformed to.

Daily Duties of Security

  • Normal procedure of Enforcing Starfleet Security Regulations, procedures, and policies.
  • Normal Procedure of guarding Vital Areas with foot walks. This means making sure an area is secure at least three times during the day and during the night, these are normally called security sweeps.
  • During Yellow Alert, go to your mandated guard points throughout the ship and or starbase and do not allow access unless it's The Captain, First Officer, or Security Chief.
  • During Red Alert, guards are posted on all decks, as well as vital areas in the ship. The captain must be escorted by security during all Red Alerts, if it become to dangerous, safeguarding on the bridge.
  • Intruder alerts, security needs to be placed at all turbolifts and airlocks and begin sweping the ship or station for the life signs of the intruder.

Away Team Procedures

  • Security is normally first down and secure the area.
  • Remain on alert for any danger to the crew or it's mission.
  • Gather tactical and strategic information regarding threats of any sort.
  • Take necessary action, including force but only as a last resort.
  • Use tricorder scans for hazards (natural and artificial) and reading reactions of life forms.
  • Go into defensive formation and posture regarding possible threat.

Imprisonment

  • Brigs are for those who need to be captive, if all are full resort to empty crew quarter with guard if necessary!
  • The crew is responsible fore handing over the prisioner to the proper authorities as soon as reasonably possible.
  • Starfleet requires that prisoners be treated well and all life-support needs are met.

Security and the Marines

While aboard a starship, a marine can assist security. However, on away missions, as well as all boarding actions of an enemy vessel or structure, when there is a Marine presence, the Marine Commander will then take responsibility for the safety and well being of the crew assigned in addition to preparing and implementing boarding actions of enemy vessels or structures then Security will assist.