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In , after the assassination of President William McKinley, Congress extended their duties to involve the protection of the president. We spoke with former agent Tim Wood, along with journalists Ronald Kessler and Jeffrey Robinson all authors of books about the Secret Service , to learn more about how the agency insulates the leader of the free world from harm, the sometimes surprisingly low-tech anti-threat tactics they use, and how the Oval Office can safely order a pizza. Although thousands of agents are employed by the Secret Service, only a small number are assigned to the Presidential Protection Division PPD , the branch of the agency responsible for guarding the lives of the commander in chief and their family. The focus on emergency medicine training helped save Ronald Reagan's life during a assassination attempt. After being shot, Reagan thought he had suffered only a minor rib injury, and the plan was to take him to the White House, considered the safest place in the capital. But in the president's limo, Agent Jerry Parr noticed frothy red blood coming from Reagan's mouth—a sign he had been bleeding from the lungs.
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CNN Here is some background information about the Secret Service, a federal agency tasked with protecting the president of the United States, among many other responsibilities. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Facts: The Secret Service is one of the country's oldest federal investigative agencies, founded in to stop counterfeiters. There are approximately 3, special agents and an additional 1, uniformed officers who guard the White House, the Treasury building and foreign diplomatic missions in Washington. In addition to protecting the First Family, the Secret Service also provides security for the vice president, the president elect, the vice president elect, former presidents and their families, presidential candidates, visiting heads of state and representatives of the United States performing special missions overseas.
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. The Secret Service is mandated by Congress with two distinct and critical national security missions: protecting the nation's leaders and safeguarding the financial and critical infrastructure of the United States. Ensures the safety of the president of the United States , the vice president of the United States , the president's and vice president's immediate families, former presidents , their spouses, and their minor children under the age of 16, major presidential and vice presidential candidates and their spouses, and foreign heads of state. The Secret Service also provides physical security for the White House Complex , the neighboring Treasury Department building, the vice president's residence , and all foreign diplomatic missions in Washington, D. The protective mission includes protective operations to coordinate manpower and logistics with state and local law enforcement, protective advances to conduct site and venue assessments for protectees, and protective intelligence to investigate all manners of threats made against protectees.