Protection of Government PropertyReal Property
The assumption of concurrent or exclusive federal criminal
is not the only means by which the United States protects real property
charge or control. Congress has enacted a series of laws aimed at
various federal properties without regard for their jurisdictional status.
Moreover, the departments and agencies which administer federal properties
empowered to regulate conduct on these lands. The regulations established
these departments are enforced through criminal penalties. Enforcement of
regulatory offenses does not rest on exclusive or concurrent federal
These statutes and regulations have been developed to protect
broad classes of federal property. The types of property protected and the
of that protection are set forth below.
[cited in USAM 9-66.100]