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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 missions such as prevention andinvestigation of counterfeiting of U.S. currency and U.S. treasury securities , andinvestigation of major fraud . . Protection, which entails ensuring the safety of current andformer national leaders and their families, such as the President,past presidents, vice presidents, presidential candidates, visitingheads of state, and foreign embassies. . The Secret Service's initial responsibility was to investigatecounterfeiting of U.S. currency, which was rampant following the U.S. Civil War . The agency thenevolved into the United States' first domestic intelligence and counterintelligence agency. Manyof the agency's missions were later taken over by subsequentagencies such as the FBI , ATF , and IRS .

Who does the secret service protect?

The President of the United States . The First Lady of the United States . The Vice President of the United States . The Second Lady of the United States . Foreign Heads of State . Former Presidents of the United States

Does the Speaker of the house receive secret service protection?

Yes. Under the direction of the Secretary of Homeland Security the Secret Service protects ALL members of the line of presidential succession.

When did the US create the Secret Service?

It came into being on 5 July 1865 in an effort to protect US currency from counterfitting. It did not have a Presidential protection role until 1894, and that was on a part time basis. After the assassination of President McKinley they began the Presidential protection on a full time basis, in 1961 past presidents were covered and on 1962 Vice Presidents were added and in 1963, that protection was added for First Lady Jaqueline Kennedy.

How much do secret service get paid to protect the President Budget for protection of the president?

secret service get paid about $60,000 for there for year And the highest pay is $112,000 a year.

Has any US president refused secret service protection after leaving office?

Yes jimmy carter refused secret service protection upon his retirement. Said it was a waste of tax payer money.

How long after the election does a presidential candidate have secret service protection?

In the case of Senator McCain, his secret service protection was gone overnight. He was photographed the next morning driving his Toyota SUV out of a hotel garage with Senator Graham- no protection in sight. Senator Clinton did not lose SS protection when she withdrew due to her status as a former first lady.

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 years after leaving office. Under this new law, individuals who are in office before January 1, 1997, will continue to receive Secret Service protection for their lifetime. Individuals elected to office after that time will receive protection for 10 years after leaving office. Therefore, President Clinton will be the last president to receive lifetime protection.

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 after leaving office. Under this new law, individuals who are in office before January 1, 1997, will continue to receive Secret Service protection for their lifetime. Individuals elected to office after that time will receive protection for 10 years after leaving office, unless protection is declined. Therefore, President Clinton will be the last president to receive lifetime protection.

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 that randomness makes the president elect a more difficult target for a planned attack.. Overall I'd guess that, all other factors being equal, protecting a new subject not installed in a secure location would be more difficult, but the answer is clearly situational.

How long does secret service protection for former president's families last?

President Clinton is the last president to have lifetime protectionfrom the secret service. Every president after him will only havesecret service protection to 10 years. In 2013, President Obama signed legislation restoring LifetimeSecret Service protection to former Presidents.

How many secret service agents protect the president?

299 at all times even when he is using the toilet in case of a "dirty turd bomb"

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 "spot" in a Federal Law Enforcement Agency.

Do governors have secret service protection?

Governors do not receive protection from the United States Secret Service. Most, if not all governors receive protection from their respective states. For example, Georgia State Patrol protects the Governor of Georgia and the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety protects the Governor of Texas.

Does the secretary of state get secret service protection?

No, the Secretary of State is protected by the Diplomatic SecurityService. It is the federal law enforcement arm of the United StatesDepartment of State. The DS protects the Secretary of State and anyforeign dignatiries below the head of state level (including, forexample, the British royal family members that are not the queen). The only exception to this is Hillary Rodham Clinton, the formerSecretary of State. She was protected by the Secret Service at homebecause she is the Former First Lady, and former Presidents andtheir spouses are protected for life; while she was performing herduties as Secretary, however, the DSS protected her.

How long does Nancy Reagan get secret service protection?

Nancy Reagan receives Secret Service protection for the rest of her life. From Wikipedia: In 1965, Congress authorized the Secret Service (Public Law 89-186) [15] to protect a former president and his spouse during their lifetime, unless they decline protection. In 1997, Congress enacted legislation that limits Secret Service protection for former presidents to ten years after leaving office. Under this new law, individuals who were in office before January 1, 1997 will continue to receive Secret Service protection for their lifetime. Individuals entering office after that time will receive protection for ten years after leaving office. Therefore, former President Bill Clinton will be the last president to receive lifetime protection, and former President George W. Bush is the first to receive protection for only ten years (until 2019).

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 years after leaving office. Under this new law, individuals who are in office before January 1, 1997, will continue to receive Secret Service protection for their lifetime. Individuals elected to office after that time will receive protection for 10 years after leaving office. Therefore, President Clinton will be the last president to receive lifetime protection.

Do former governors have secret service?

Governors do not get secret service protection. Usually their state provides the governor with personal protection.

Do ex governors have secret service protection?

Daam! ! ! Bill S. I had to answer this,the probably have protection for Life.Didn't ehy change a new Bill for the President,it use to be for Lofe now its ten years unless some other plan extends the orginal.

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.

How do secret service agents dress?

they dress appropriately for whatever situation they will be in. For example they dress in suits at formal events but may be dressed in more casual clothes at casual events, such as when the president goes on vacation.

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 important figure there, which is usually the president.

How long do US supreme court justices get secret service protection?

We do not provide protection for supreme court justices. They have supreme court police who takes care of that

Where was the secret service when Lincoln was shot?

The "Secret Service Division" of the Department of the Treasury had been proposed by Lincoln in 1865. The legislation authorizing the creation of the agency had been passed by Congress and was on Lincoln's desk, awaiting his signature, on the night that he was assassinated. However coincidental that may be, the Secret Service was not given the responsibility of guarding the President until after the assassination of President McKinley in 1901.

Can you join the secret service if you are a girl?

If you meet the service's requirements, of course a woman can work for the secret service!

Do the Secret Service have to go everywhere?

In regards to the President's security detail, essentially yes. Where ever the President goes he is accompanied by a certain number of secret service agents.

How is the life of a secret service agent?

Boring for me- though you do get introduced to a list of 'missions' which are like episodes of a spy/detective game. And the secret base looks better than any other place on club penguin.

Speaker of the house secret service protection?

Yes, the Speaker of the House is usually given the Secret ServiceProtection. This is because this is one of the senior mostpositions in the government of the US.

What is the name of the US Secret Service?

The official name is the United States Secret Service (USSS). It isa federal law enforcement agency under the U.S. Department ofHomeland Security.

Does George W. Bush have US Secret Service protection?

George W. Bush currently has U.S. Secret Service protection and will until 2018. Ex-presidents currently receive the protection for 10 years after their tenure as President. That law went into effect in 1997, making Bill Clinton the last president that will receive Secret Service protection for life. . President Obama repealed this law by signing HR. 6620, the "Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012". This repeal restored Secret Service protection for life and gives protection to the president's immediate family. . So the answer is still - Yes - for life. .

Are secret service members civilian?

Yes - In the sense that ALL non-military law enforcement personnel are civilians, the Secret Service is a branch f the Treasury Department, they are not part of the military. Added for clafification: Members of the law enforcement community will, among themselves, oftentimes make reference to "civilians." or "citizens," but what they are doing is differentiating between their status as 'sworn officers,' and members of the general public (i.e.: the 'non-law enforcement' community).

Does the secret service have uniformed officers?

Yes they do. They have whit shirts and uniform pants with a stripe down the leg

Can the secret service kill?

To protect the life of the person in their charge, or their own life: Absolutely yes, no question. But they are no different than municipal police officers anywhere in that regard.

What wristwatch do secret service wear?

I don't think there is an "issued" watch, but they probably wear what most fits the environment and their specific job. Some good tactical watches include Casio G-Shock, Luminox, and 5.11 Tactical.

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 office for six to eight years. After spending six to eight years in the field, agents will then be transferred to work on a protection detail for three to five years. During this time, both in the field and on a protection detail, agents are encouraged and at times required to take classes offered both by the secret service and by other law enforcement agencies. For more information, see the related link.

Can you go into the secret service after the CIA?

Technically yes, but being in the CIA does not mean you will be accepted automatically in the Secret Service.

Do taxpayers pay for presidential candidates secret service protection?

Yes. The secret service is allotted a budget for protecting major presidential candidates from public (tax payer) funds.

Did Joe Biden make Secret Service pay his rent as they stayed in his house to protect him?

The secret service did pay Joe Biden for the use of a place that he owned while protecting him. This is not an uncommon occurrence. No laws were broken. The secret service did not pay Joe Biden's rent, only rent to Joe Biden for their use of a home he owned.

How long is secret service training?

Initial training lasts about seven months but secret service agents are in classes and training quite a bit through out their career.

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. If you are interested in becoming an agent, you should study hard and be a good student.

Does the president get Secret Service protection for life?

No. as of 1997, 10 years is standard. Prior to 1997, presidents did receive secret service protection for life unless they chose to opt out of it after leaving office.

Does Hillary Clinton have secret service protection?

Of course she is a very liked and disliked person at a very high rannk in polotics she needs to have secret service protection -S.D.T.

Does Valerie Jarrett have Secret Service protection?

Valerie Jarrett has 5 full time 24/7 secret service protection costing the American taxpayer a lot of money.

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, and noting that former presidents regularly represent the United States by doing charitable work or giving speeches throughout the US and overseas, decided that all former presidents deserve lifetime protection. So, President Bush will now have secret service protection indefinitely, as will President Obama once he leaves office.

Who was the first president to have full time secret service protection?

President Teddy Roosevelt, beginning in 1902. Due to theassassination of President McKinley, Congress asked the SecretService to guard the President.

Does bill Clinton still have secret service protection?

Yes. Bill Clinton will receive Secret Service protection of forlife. lifetime he will receive Secret Service detail for the restof the life

Did Ronald Reagan continue secret service protection?

Yes because he was originally in Secret Service.Even after he lost the election to Barack Obama he continued to do it.

Are the secret service agents protecting Obama guilty of treason?

In light of the fact that obama has not upheld the constitution,and has committed treason himself, perhaps the agents who protecthim question if they should protect him. Only the conscious ofthose agents knows the answer to this question.

Do past Presidents children still have secret service protection?

United States Secret Service Protection remains a key mission ofthe United States Secret Service. Children of former presidentsuntil age 16; Visiting heads of foreign states

Will Chelsa Clinton's baby have Secret Service protection?

This means that Bill and Hillary Clinton will continue to getSecret Service protection when Clinton leaves office, but Chelseawill finally be free.