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How do you become a secret service agent for the president?

Answer . \nThe main job of the U.S. Secret Service is to protect the country's currency from counterfeiters. Its agents are all members of the U.S. Treasury Department, but are best known for their protection of the president, the vice president and their families. Training is intensive, and onl (MORE)

What does the Secret Service do?

The United States Secret Service ( USSS ) is a federal lawenforcement agency under the U.S. Department ofHomeland Security . Until 2003, the Service was part of the U.S. Departmentof the Treasury . . The U.S. Secret Service has two distinct areas ofresponsibility: . Financial Crimes, covering (MORE)

Quotes from the book year of secret assignments?

I don't know what kind of quote you are looking for so I am just going to open my book to a random page: Dear Person at Brookfield: I am a fish. You wouldn't think so to look at me, what with the uniform, and the hair on top of my head and all that? But it's true, I'm a fish. I'm not sur (MORE)

What if secret service is there because president comes to your hotel and you have a licensed handgun?

Generally speaking, if the president is going somewhere, the secret service arrives early to check out the facility. Last year, I played (I play the trumpet) for a vice-presidental function. The secret service came 8 or 10 hours early to check the facility. Once they were there, they placed agents a (MORE)

Do all ex-presidents have secret service?

In 1965, Congress authorized the Secret Service (Public Law 89-186) to protect a former president and his/her spouse during their lifetime, unless they decline protection. In 1997, Congress enacted legislation (Public Law 103-329) that limits Secret Service protection for former presidents to 10 yea (MORE)

How long does a former president have secret service protection?

In 1965, Congress authorized the Secret Service (Public Law 89-186) to protect a former president and his/her spouse during their lifetime, unless they decline protection. In 1997, Congress enacted legislation (Public Law 103-329) that limits Secret Service protection for former presidents to 10 yea (MORE)

How long do ex-presidents get secret service protection?

In 1965, Congress authorized the Secret Service (Public Law 89-186) to protect a former president and their spouse during their lifetime, unless they decline protection. In 1997, Congress enacted legislation (Public Law 103-329) that limits Secret Service protection for former presidents to 10 years (MORE)

Which would be more pressure on the Secret Service - protecting a president-elect or protecting him once he is in office?

Tough question. On the one hand, a new subject has not usually had experience working with the Protective Detail, and as such may commit security SNAFU's accidentally. On the other hand, the President Elect's daily routine is less formalized and is undergoing change at the time of the transition, so (MORE)

How long do ex-presidents have secret service?

If the president was elected before January 1, 1997, the will receive secret service protection for their lifetime. However, if they were/are elected after 1/1/97, they will receive secret service protection for 10 years after they leave office. President Bill Clinton is the last president to have l (MORE)

How do you get in the secret service?

The U.S. Secret Service hiring requirements are listed on USAJOBS. Generally one needs a bachelors degree. Experience in security work is generally not required as well as police experience. You DO NOT need someone with "influence" or "pull", that is ridiculous. NO ONE gets "recommended" for a " (MORE)

Who was the president that created the secret service uniformed division?

It was created by President Warren G. Harding in 1922 and was originally called the White House Police. In 1970, President Nixon expanded its duties to include protection of foreign embassies and the agency's name was changed to the Executive Protective Service. The name was changed to the United St (MORE)

What president created the secret service?

According to the US Secret Service website, the the Secret Service Division was created on July 5, 1865 in Washington, D.C., to suppress counterfeit currency. It wasn't until 1894 that they started unofficial part time security detail for President Cleveland. Since the agency was founded in July of (MORE)

US Secret Service for retired Presidents?

The current policy is to protect Presidents while they are running for office, while they are in office, and after they leave office. The are perpetually protected.

Does the secret service watch President Obama in the shower?

I seriously doubt it. The third floor of the White House is a private residence for the First Family, and the Secret Service are only allowed up there if specifically called. Of course, they might have cameras installed everywhere to keep an eye on things, but I don't think so. What would be the po (MORE)

How long does the president get secret service?

Presidents after clinton get secret service protection for up to ten years after they leave office. Presidents before that who had secret service protection got it for life. Clinton was the last president to get protection for life.

Is the Secret Service required to protect all former Presidents?

In 1965, Congress authorized the Secret Service (Public Law 89-186) to protect a former president and his/her spouse during their lifetime, unless they decline protection. In 1997, Congress enacted legislation (Public Law 103-329) that limits Secret Service protection for former presidents to 10 yea (MORE)

Why is the Secret Service secret?

So they could protect the president. They are supposed to keep the code names of the president and his family secret. This way, possible assassins are not given additional information.

Who protects the secret service agent who protect the president?

The sole purpose of the Secret Service agents are to protect the president. Whoever protects them is irrelevant and quite frankly not needed. People don't plan assassination to kill Secret Service agents, because of how quick people can act. With only 1 (maybe 2) shot, you need to kill the most impo (MORE)

What duties does the constitution assign to the vice president?

The Constitution assigns the Vice President to preside over the Senate with the right to vote in case of a tie vote. Also, Amendment 25 gives him a role in deciding the question of presidential disability. Of course , he also has a duty to be prepared to take over as President if the president becom (MORE)

Are the secret service allowed to talk to the President?

That probably depends on the President and SS agent in question. If they get along well and have something to talk about, I'm sure they exchange a few words from time to time. But, at the end of the day, the agent is there to do a job and protect the President of the United States with his own life (MORE)

How long do presidents get secret service?

As long as they are the Presidents, they are protected by the Secret Service. The secret service is entrusted with the responsibility of protecting the United States president at all times.

How long is training to be a secret service agent to protect the president of the US?

Secret Service agents go through rigorous training to perform their job effectively. All agents must go through about 7 months worth of training when they are initially hired. Once an agent has gone through the initial training, if they want to be on a protection detail, they must work in a field of (MORE)

How can you get into the secrete service?

Applicants should have either a four-year college degree or a combination of education and criminal investigative experience, be in good physical condition, and have a record that is clear of criminal behavior. Lots of people apply to become Secret Service agents, so the process is very competitive. (MORE)

Was Gerald Ford assigned to the vice presidency?

Gerald Ford became vice-president through a process that has been used only twice. He was nominated for the open position by President Nixon and was confirmed by both houses of Congress. The position was open because the elected vice-president Agnew resigned .

Is President Obama trying to change the amount of years he will get secret service protection after he leaves office from 10 years to 20 years?

Actually, the person to benefit from the change is President George W. Bush. Until President Obama changed the rules in early January 2013, former presidents who served after 1997 lost secret service protection after only ten years. Mr. Obama, citing security concerns in our more dangerous world, an (MORE)

What did President Barack Obama do after the inauguration with the secret service?

I am not sure I understand your question. The secret service is a constant presence in the life of any president. Whenever the president is out in public, he is always protected by the secret service. The inauguration on January 21, 2013 was conducted outside, and members of the secret service provi (MORE)

Can a foreign president decline to have secret service personnel when visiting the US?

Yes a Foreign leader an request no US security detail. They canalways request this. The US government is always responsible fortheir safety and well being while they are in US territories. Theyusually maintain their own close security detail and this issupplemented by one of many US Federal policing (MORE)