61st Security Forces


The 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base provides the highest level of integrated base defense to SMC and the Los Angeles Air Force Base community through unmatched force protection and law enforcement services.  The squadron is primarily made up of Department of the Air Force civilians serving as Department of Defense Police Officers. The 61st SFS leadership team and support staff consists of Department of the Air Force civilians and active duty Security Forces members.

61st SFS Control Center
Commercial: (310) 653-5787/5664
DSN: 633-5787 / 633-5664

Visitor Information

Visitor Control Center Location:

 

We are located in Bldg. 260, just to the immediate left of the Los Angeles AFB entrance, just past the fence line leading to the Douglas Street main

gate.

The facility is a state-of-the-art Visitor Control Center. We prepare andissue short-term visitor and vehicle passes (3 days or less).  We also coordinate access for special events, contractors, companies, vendors, and visitors, including Aerospace Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, United Launch Alliance, SpaceX and others in support of Space and Missile Systems Center or Los Angeles AFB mission requirements.

 

Processing procedures:

Visitors can be pre-vouched on to the installation by permanent party personnel (over 18 years old) by providing an Entry Authority List (EAL). Visitors also can obtain entry by having their sponsor meet them at the Visitor Control Center located just inside the fence line of the Douglas Street main gate. Visitors over the age of 18 must have a valid picture ID to be allowed access to the base.

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Weekends and Federal holidays: Closed

Contact:

 

61st SFS: (310) 653-0546/0547/0548

DSN: 633-0546 / 633-0547 / 633-0548

Email: 61SFS.VCC@us.af.mil or 61SFS.EALS@us.af.mil

 

ID Card Information


From the 61st Force Support Squadron's Customer Support:


The ID card office, located in the lobby of Bldg. 272 on the first floor in the Schriever Space Complex is open for eligible personnel Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Closed on Weekends, Federal holidays and AFSPC-designated Family Days).

Walk-ins are welcome, but customers are encouraged to decrease their wait time by scheduling an appointment online via the RAPIDS Appointments Scheduler 

This site has lots of information about eligibility, specific documents that will be required for your appointment and other servicing facilities in the area.

61st FSS Customer Support
(310) 653-6556
(310) 653-5114

Vehicle Operation on Base

Speed limits (unless otherwise posted):

Los Angeles AFB Main Base - 15 MPH

Ft. MacArthur Family housing areas - 15 MPH

 

Cell Phone Use:

Talking on a cell phone while driving is prohibited, unless the vehicle is safely parked or the operator is using a hands-free device (i.e. single ear, wired earphone, Bluetooth earbud, Bluetooth compatible GPS, on-board (in-dash) Bluetooth connectivity, or similar technology that enables one-touch call answering). Using the speaker phone feature of a cellular telephone is not considered a hands-free device if the phone is being held in the driver's hand.

 

Required Seat Belt Use:

Restraint systems (seat belts) will be worn by all operators and passengers of U.S. Government vehicles on or off the installation. Restraint systems will be worn by all civilian personnel (family members, guests, and visitors) driving or riding in a POV on the installation. Restraint systems will be worn by all military Service members and Reserve Component members on active Federal Service driving or riding in a POV whether on or off the installation.

 

Parking is prohibited:

- Adjacent to, or blocking trash receptacles

- On, across, or outside parking demarcation lines

- Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant

- Any location that would impede the operation of an emergency vehicle

- Designated reserved or numbered parking stalls

Privately owned weapons

All persons arriving at Los Angeles AFB with firearms in their possession will immediately report to the 61st Security Forces Squadron's Fort MacArthur armory in San Pedro to arrange for the temporary storage of their privately owned weapons. All firearms stored on base will be registered via AF Form 1314, in person, with the Pass and Registration office, located on the first floor of Bldg. 272 in the Schriever Space Complex at Los Angeles AFB in El Segundo.

Vehicle Smog Information

Most vehicles require California Smog Certification in order to be registered in California. For more information on theCalifornia Smog Inspection Program, contact:

California Bureau of Automotive Repairs Toll-free: 1 (800) 952-5210
California Department of Motor Vehicles  Toll-free: 1 (800) 777-0133

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