United States Secret Service

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The United States Secret Service (also USSS or Secret Service) is a federal law enforcement agency under the Department of Homeland Security charged with conducting criminal investigations and protecting the nation's leaders and their families.wikipedia
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National Special Security Event

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The Secret Service is the lead agency in charge of the planning, coordination, and implementation of security operations for events designated as National Special Security Events (NSSEs).
An NSSE places the United States Secret Service as the lead agency in charge of the planning, coordination, and implementation of security operations for the event, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in charge of intelligence, counterterrorism, and investigation of major criminal activities associated with the event, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in charge of recovery management in the aftermath of terrorism, major criminal activities, natural disasters, or other catastrophic incidents following the event.

Joint Terrorism Task Force

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The Secret Service is a key member of the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) which investigates and combats terrorism on a national and international scale, as well as of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Task Force which seeks to reduce and eliminate drug trafficking in critical regions of the United States.
While local and state agency participants vary by state, typical federal agencies include those such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Secret Service (USSS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS), U.S. Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID), U.S. Army Counterintelligence (ACI), U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and state and local law enforcement agencies.

Threatening the President of the United States

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The Secret Service investigates thousands of incidents each year of individuals threatening the president of the United States.
The United States Secret Service investigates suspected violations of this law and monitors those who have a history of threatening the president.

Counterfeit

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Until 2003, the Secret Service was part of the Department of the Treasury, as the agency was originally founded to combat the then-widespread counterfeiting of US currency.
The United States Secret Service, mostly known for its guarding-of-officials task, was initially organized primarily to combat the counterfeiting of American money.

Diplomatic Security Service

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When Hillary Clinton became secretary of state in 2009, the Secret Service continued to protect her at home; however the Diplomatic Security Service protected her while she was performing her duties as the Secretary of State, including foreign travel.
Three agents were recruited from the United States Secret Service because of their experience with counterfeit currency.

William Craig (Secret Service)

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In 1902, William Craig became the first Secret Service agent to die while on duty, in a road accident while riding in the presidential carriage.
William J. "Big Bill" Craig (November 21, 1855 – September 3, 1902) was among the first agents of the United States Secret Service tasked with protecting a President of the United States.

United States Secretary of the Treasury

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Chief William P. Wood was sworn in by Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch.
Most of the department's law enforcement agencies such as the U.S. Customs Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the U.S. Secret Service were reassigned to other departments in 2003 in conjunction with the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

William P. Wood

Chief William P. Wood was sworn in by Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch.
William Patrick Wood (March 11, 1820 – March 20, 1903) was the first Director of the United States Secret Service.

United States Department of Homeland Security

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The United States Secret Service (also USSS or Secret Service) is a federal law enforcement agency under the Department of Homeland Security charged with conducting criminal investigations and protecting the nation's leaders and their families.

Assassination of William McKinley

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After the 1901 assassination of President William McKinley, Congress also directed the Secret Service to protect the president of the United States.
Czolgosz was sentenced to death in the electric chair, and Congress passed legislation to officially charge the Secret Service with the responsibility for protecting the President.

Tim McCarthy

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, Coffelt is the only member of the Secret Service killed while protecting a US president against an assassination attempt (Special Agent Tim McCarthy stepped in front of President Ronald Reagan during the assassination attempt of March 30, 1981, and took a bullet to the abdomen but made a full recovery).
Timothy J. McCarthy (born June 20, 1949) is a former United States Secret Service agent best known for his notable act of bravery while defending President Ronald Reagan during the assassination attempt on Reagan's life on Monday, March 30, 1981, in Washington, D.C..

Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Many of the agency's missions were later taken over by subsequent agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and IRS Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI).
Bonaparte reached out to other agencies, including the U.S. Secret Service, for personnel, investigators in particular.

Operation Sundevil

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In 1990, the Secret Service initiated Operation Sundevil, which they originally intended as a sting against malicious hackers, allegedly responsible for disrupting telephone services across the entire United States.
Operation Sundevil was a 1990 nationwide United States Secret Service crackdown on "illegal computer hacking activities."

Air Force One

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They work with other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and the military to safeguard the president when he travels in Air Force One, Marine One and by limousine in motorcades.
A C-87 Liberator Express was reconfigured for use as the first dedicated VIP-and-presidential transport aircraft and named Guess Where II, but the Secret Service rejected it because of its safety record.

Federal law enforcement in the United States

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The United States Secret Service (also USSS or Secret Service) is a federal law enforcement agency under the Department of Homeland Security charged with conducting criminal investigations and protecting the nation's leaders and their families.

Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan

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, Coffelt is the only member of the Secret Service killed while protecting a US president against an assassination attempt (Special Agent Tim McCarthy stepped in front of President Ronald Reagan during the assassination attempt of March 30, 1981, and took a bullet to the abdomen but made a full recovery).
Besides Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Tim McCarthy, and police officer Thomas Delahanty were also wounded.

Operation Cybersnare

In 1994 and 1995, it ran an undercover sting called Operation Cybersnare.
Operation Cybersnare was a United States Secret Service operation in 1995 targeted at computer hackers.

European Electronic Crime Task Force

On July 6, 2009, the U.S. Secret Service expanded its fight on cybercrime by creating the first European Electronic Crime Task Force, based on the successful U.S. domestic model, through a memorandum of understanding with Italian police and postal officials.
The European Electronic Crime Task Force (EECTF) is an information sharing initiative, created in 2009 by an agreement between the United States Secret Service, the Italian Ministry of Internal Affairs and Poste Italiane.

Former Presidents Act

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The original act provided for lifetime Secret Service protection for former presidents.

Attempted assassination of Harry S. Truman

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On November 1, 1950, two Puerto Rican nationalists, Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola, approached Blair House with the intent to assassinate President Truman.
Secret Service agents wounded Collazo.

Roy Kellerman

Agents on scene though not injured during attacks on presidents include William Greer and Roy Kellerman.
Roy Herman Kellerman (March 14, 1915 – March 22, 1984) was a U.S. Secret Service agent who was assigned to protect U.S. President John F. Kennedy when the latter was assassinated on November 22, 1963.

Jerry Parr

DeProspero was deputy to Jerry Parr, the SAIC of PPD during the Reagan assassination attempt on March 30, 1981.
Jerry S. Parr (September 16, 1930 – October 9, 2015) was a United States Secret Service agent who is best known for his notable act of bravery while defending President Reagan during the assassination attempt on Reagan's life on March 30, 1981 in Washington, D.C..

Clint Hill (Secret Service)

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First, an agent protecting Mrs. Kennedy, Clint Hill, was riding in the car directly behind the presidential limousine when the attack began.
Clinton J. Hill (born January 4, 1932) is a former United States Secret Service agent who served under five U.S. presidents; from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Gerald Ford.

William Greer

Agents on scene though not injured during attacks on presidents include William Greer and Roy Kellerman.
William Robert Greer (September 22, 1909 – February 23, 1985) was an agent of the U.S. Secret Service, best known as being the driver of President John F. Kennedy's presidential limousine in the motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas on November 22, 1963, when the president was assassinated.

United States Department of the Treasury

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Until 2003, the Secret Service was part of the Department of the Treasury, as the agency was originally founded to combat the then-widespread counterfeiting of US currency.
Effective March 1, 2003, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the United States Customs Service, and the United States Secret Service were transferred to the newly created Department of Homeland Security ("DHS").