Welcome to the RCMP Lead Security Agency website for the physical protection of the Government of Canada.
As mandated by Treasury Board under Section 6.2 and Appendix B of the Policy on Government Security (PGS), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is the lead security agency (LSA) responsible to provide leadership and coordination for departmental activities that help ensure the physical protection of the federal government information, assets, facilities and people.
The Departmental Security Branch (DSB), as part of the RCMP Technical Operations Directorate, is the unit overseeing the LSA program and the planning, coordination and delivery of physical security related advice, guidance and services to federal departments.
More specifically, DSB is responsible for:
DSB also supports Public Safety Canada on federal horizontal initiatives related to the physical protection of national critical infrastructure (CI) by collaborating with and advising federal partners and CI stakeholders.