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  United States Secret Service: Frequently Asked Questions by Kids
These are probably Secret Service's most serious cases because it must be determined whether the person making the threat really wants to hurt one of these people or whether they may have some medical problems of their own, for which they need help.
Secret Service personnel spend a lot of time training, and also make a lot of advance preparations at every location around the country and around the world before one of their protectees travels in order to prevent every possible threat.
Secret Service agents sometimes wear sunglasses to keep the sun out of their eyes, so they can increase their ability to see what people in the crowd are doing.
www.secretservice.gov /kids_faq.shtml   (1355 words)

  United States Secret Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secret Service is a United States federal government law enforcement agency that is part of the United States Department of Homeland Security (prior to the founding of that department in 2003, it was under the United States Department of the Treasury).
The Secret Service was commissioned on July 5, 1865 in Washington, D.C. as the "Secret Service Division," to suppress counterfeit currency, which is why it was established under the United States Department of the Treasury.
The United States Secret Service Uniformed Division is similar to the Capitol Police and is in charge of protecting the physical White House grounds and foreign diplomatic missions in the Washington, D.C. area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Secret_Service   (2731 words)

 United States Secret Service
The Secret Service Division began on July 5, 1865 in Washington, D.C., to suppress counterfeit currency, which is why it was established under the Department of the Treasury.
For instance, it has been alleged that the Secret Service was involved in removing graduates from the Ohio State University graduation who had organized to turn their backs on the speaker, George W. Bush.
The role of the Secret Service in getting some individuals it deemed to be a danger to protectees involuntarily committed, without any claim that the individuals in question were mentally ill, has also led to criticism.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/un/United_states_secret_service.html   (419 words)

 United States Secret Service: Financial Crimes Division
Recent Secret Service investigations indicate that there has been an increase in credit card fraud, fictitious document fraud, and fraud involving the counterfeiting of corporate checks and other negotiable instruments,as well as false identification documents created with the use of computer technology.
The Secret Service is the primary federal agency tasked with investigating access device fraud and its related activities under Title 18, United States Code, Section 1029.
The Secret Service is involved in numerous task forces with federal, state, county, city, and local law enforcement agencies nationwide.
www.secretservice.gov /financial_crimes.shtml   (3223 words)

 Secret Service - AskTheBrain.com
Secret Service The Department of the Treasury established the United States Secret Service to control counterfeiting.
Secret Service agent William Greer (the limousine driver) cast doubt on this possibility back in 1964 when he described the back brace to the Warren Commission.
Started a criminal probe of Secret Service agents John Libonati and Jeffrey Undercoffer after they had testified that the Secret Service was not the source of the list used to compile FBI files in the Filegate scandal.
www.askthebrain.com /secret_service-.html   (355 words)

 The Secret Service
In other cases services were no doubt taken on in good faith by the officers in charge of the organisations as new services and quite distinct from any which had previously operated.
Secret Service is not a matter which can be organised or controlled entirely by correspondence; in this work above all other the personal touch and inspiration are what are most required.
The maintenance of this service of information, unchecked in spite of the severity of the enemy throughout the whole of Belgium until the conclusion of hostilities, is the best answer to the often heard opinion that the Belgians as a race are devoid of courage.
www.lib.byu.edu /~rdh/wwi/1917/secret.html   (6723 words)

 Secret Intelligence Service MI6 - UK Intelligence Agencies
The Secret Intelligence Service, sometimes known as MI6, originated in 1909 as the Foreign Section of the Secret Service Bureau, under RNR Commander, later Captain, Sir Mansfield Cumming, which was responsible for gathering intelligence overseas.
With the passing of the Intelligence Services Act, SIS was placed on a statutory footing under the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary to whom it is responsible for all aspects of its work.
The Service's principal role is the production of secret intelligence in support of Her Majesty's Government's security, defence, foreign and economic policies within the framework of requirements laid upon it by the JIC and approved by Ministers.
www.fas.org /irp/world/uk/mi6   (400 words)

 Secret Service Data Compromised in T-Mobile Hack - eCoustics.com
The company says that Jacobsen is believed to be involved in other attempts to gain access to customer information and that it is cooperating with the Secret Service in investigating those allegations, including allegations about access to customer photos.
After launching an investigation into the hack, the Secret Service found that its own agent was a victim of information theft, and contacted T-Mobile about the leak of sensitive documents over its network in 2004, according to Kyle Warnick, a company spokesperson.
Secret Service could not comment on published reports that an informant alerted agents that sensitive documents were circulating on the hacker underground, Cherry says.
www.ecoustics.com /pcw/news/119318   (449 words)

 "Technology Report: E-Crime Squad"
The Secret Service was created in 1865 to combat the counterfeiting of currency, and today the Secret Service is taking the lead in the U.S. federal government's war against electronic crime.
Washington field office head and secret service agent Michael Stenger says that evolving towards a focus on electronic crime is natural for the Secret Service, for these days a lot of counterfeiting is produced on computers.
The Secret Service, FBI, and National Security Agency all believe corporate reporting of incidents is crucial to stopping e-crime, and private-sector reporting has been tepid.
www.crime-research.org /news/2003/02/Mess2101.htm   (238 words)

 CREW appeal re: NARA Secret Service Abramoff comm. - CREW
CREW is already in litigation with the Secret Service over its refusal to produce all records of White House visits made by Jack Abramoff and his associates.
In a separate case filed by The Washington Post, the Secret Service has taken the position that all White House visitor records are presidential records controlled exclusively by the White House and, therefore, are exempt from the FOIA.
In the past the Secret Service has taken a very different position, recognizing that visitor records are under the agency’s control.
www.citizensforethics.org /activities/campaign-print.php?view=164   (309 words)

 Secret Service
NEW YORK - Police and Secret Service agents determined Friday that a suspicious substance found at former President Clinton's office in Manhattan was not toxic.
ITALIAN politicians called for a profound overhaul of the secret services last week after it emerged that the tax records of prime minister Romano Prodi had been illegally accessed and officers of the military intelligence service had spied on opponents of the former centre-right government.
Secret Service, and uncover the intricate precautions taken to get the job done.
www.statware.com /Secret-Service.html   (265 words)

 The Secret Service Wall Of Shame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Secret Service has made it quite clear with the recent prosecution of the Bernie S. case that they intend to use whatever means necessary to put hackers behind bars.
The Secret Service has abused their power in this way and we are here to see that it does not continue.
The Secret Service reacted strongly to someone's possession of this knowledge and defined them as a major threat to society because of it.
www.2600.com /secret   (522 words)

 United States Secret Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Secret Service began operations on on July 5, 1865 in Washington, D.C. Its role was to suppress counterfeit currency.
By 1902, the Secret Service had assumed full-time responsibility for protection of the President.
In 1971, Congress authorized the Secret Service provide protection for visiting Heads of a foreign state or government.
www.paralumun.com /pressecret.htm   (113 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Secret Disservice
The government is obligated to provide Secret Service protection to the President and his immediate family, so if John Kerry were elected to that office, of course he and his family would be entitled to the same level of security detail that the Secret Service provides to every President.
It is not true, however, that every single residence owned by the either of the Kerrys (whether it be in America or abroad) would be staffed by five Secret Service agents around the clock, and that those agents would be guarding the Kerrys and all their properties for the rest of John Kerry's life.
Secret Service staffing levels vary as the situation requires, and lifetime protection for former Presidents and their spouses was eliminated by Congressional legislation in 1997.
www.snopes.com /politics/kerry/secret.asp   (1114 words)

 U.S. Secret Service data compromised in T-Mobile hack | IDGNS | News | January 13, 2005 | By Paul Roberts, IDG News ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The company said that Jacobsen is believed to be involved in other attempts to gain access to customer information and that it is cooperating with the Secret Service in investigating those allegations, including allegations about access to customer photos.
After launching an investigation into the hack, the Secret Service found that its own agent was a victim of information theft, and contacted T-Mobile about the leak of sensitive documents over its network in 2004, according to Kyle Warnick, a company spokesman.
The Secret Service could not comment on published reports that an informant alerted agents that sensitive documents were circulating on the hacker underground, Cherry said.
www.infoworld.com /archives/emailPrint.jsp?R=printThis&A=/article/05/01/13/HNsecretservice_1.html   (446 words)

 The Fraud Victim's Manual: U.S. Federal Jurisdictions: Secret Service
U.S. The Secret Service was established as a law enforcement agency in 1865.
Federal, state, county, and local law enforcement organizations are valued partners of the Secret Service in every phase of its investigative and protective operations.
Citizens also assist the Secret Service in various ways by: learning about counterfeiting and fraud; taking steps to protect themselves from these crimes; and by reporting any suspicious occurrences to their local police or Secret Service office.
www.fraudaid.com /How-To-Deal-With-Having-Been-Conned/Fraud_Report/Jurisdictions/federal/Secret_Service.htm   (458 words)

 History Channel Classroom:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This four-volume collection uncovers the hidden world of the Secret Service and reveals the complete story of the assassinations and assaults that have marked its defining moments, from President Lincoln to President Reagan and beyond.
Secret Service would be useful for classes on American History, American Culture, Political Science and Criminal Justice.
Discuss the role of the Secret Service in American post-war occupation in Europe.
www.historychannel.com /classroom/admin/study_guide/archives/thc_guide.0578.html   (460 words)

 SJ Games vs. the Secret Service
Over the next few weeks, the Secret Service repeatedly assured the SJ Games attorney that complete copies of the files would be returned "tomorrow." But these promises weren't kept; the book was reconstructed from old backups, playtest copies, notes and memories.
The Secret Service allowed SJ Games (and the public) to believe, for months, that the book had been the target of the raid.
The judge gave the Secret Service a tongue-lashing and ruled for SJ Games on two out of the three counts, and awarded over $50,000 in damages, plus over $250,000 in attorney's fees.
www.sjgames.com /SS   (1247 words)

 Secret Service investigates violent essay by seventh grader - Boston.com
A seventh-grader who wrote an essay saying his perfect day would involve doing violence to President Bush is being investigated by the Secret Service.
Secret Service investigates violent essay by seventh grader
Thomas M. Powers, Secret Service resident agent in charge in Providence, said the investigation is ongoing but the essay may have been a "cry for help." Threatening the president is a felony, he said.
www.boston.com /news/local/rhode_island/articles/2006/02/02/secret_service_investigates_violent_essay_by_seventh_grader   (357 words)

 CNN.com - Secret Service probes agents' misconduct in Utah - February 15, 2002
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Secret Service is investigating allegations of misconduct during a recent party in Utah by three agents assigned to an Olympic security detail, an agency spokesman said Friday.
The agents were "immediately placed on restricted duty" pending an investigation by the Secret Service's investigative division -- a standard procedure in such matters, Connolly said.
Terms under which this service is provided to you.
archives.cnn.com /2002/US/02/15/oly.secret.service/index.html   (351 words)

 Secret Service Not Coddling Hecklers (washingtonpost.com)
And the Secret Service has played an unusual role; one agent cooperated with a plan by the Bush campaign last month to prevent former senator Max Cleland (Ga.), a Kerry ally, from handing a letter to the agent outside Bush's Texas ranch.
One uniformed Secret Service agent complained to a colleague that "the press is having a field day" with the disruption -- and the agents quickly clamped down.
Tom Mazur, a spokesman for the Secret Service in Washington, said dealing with hecklers is the job of "the host committee and local enforcement" officers.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A9703-2004Sep9.html   (707 words)

 Secret Service Agent
This is what the Secret Service calls the men who form a 360-degree barrier around our president.
Secret Service Agents are very busy protecting our president.
A Secret Service Agent must pass an eye exam with 20/20 vision in order to be hired.
www.edhelper.com /ReadingComprehension_35_151.html   (378 words)

 Secret Service Agents Who Believed in Conspiracy by Vince Palamara
The Review Board learned of the destruction approximately one week after the Secret Service destroyed them, when the Board was drafting its request for additional information.
The Board believed that the Secret Service files on the President's travel in the weeks preceding his murder would be relevant.
The Review Board requested the Secret Service to explain the circumstances surrounding the destruction, after passage of the JFK Act.
www.geocities.com /zzzmail/palarma.htm   (1293 words)

 Managing: Cedric Sims is a branch chief in the U.S. Secret Service
Cedric Sims is a branch chief in the U.S. Secret Service
The Secret Service has two significant missions: protecting prominent government officials and their families, and investigating crimes against the financial system.
When he was recruited for the Secret Service, Sims was posted in Texas to start, since he and his veterinarian wife were still finishing their education at Texas A&M University.
www.diversitycareers.com /articles/college/04-winSpr/managing_usss.htm   (1004 words)

 United States Secret Service
The U.S. Secret Service and Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute's CERTR Coordination Center have announced the findings of the first Insider Threat Study report, a collaborative effort to better understand insider activities affecting information systems and data in critical infrastructure sectors.
The Secret Service is seeking dedicated men and women with diverse backgrounds for its Uniformed Division Police Officer position.
Following a three-year partnership between the Department of Education and the Secret Service, a joint report reveals that incidents of targeted violence in schools are rarely impulsive and attacks are typically the end result of a process of thinking and behavior that often can be detected by others.
www.ustreas.gov /usss   (440 words)

 Judicial Watch Files “Motion to Compel” to Force Secret Service to Produce White House Visitor Logs Detailing ...
On April 25, 2006, Judge John Garrett Penn ordered the United States Secret Service to release to Judicial Watch, “all White House visitor logs from January 1, 2001 to present that reflect the entries and exit(s) of lobbyist Jack Abramoff from the White House” without redactions by May 10, 2006.
Judicial Watch received two documents from the Secret Service on May 10 that indicated Abramoff made two visits to the White House on March 6, 2001 and January 20, 2004.
Secret Service logs obtained by Judicial Watch from the Clinton administration include information such as the “Visitee,” what room was visited, and the name of the person requesting the visit.
www.judicialwatch.org /printer_abramoff-mtc.shtml   (373 words)

 Secret Service 1.0 - MacUpdate
Secret Service a nifty app that lets you make files and folders invisible by simply dropping them on a small picture on the desktop.
Secret Service uses the old *nix trick of renaming items so that the system thinks they should be invisible, preceding names with a.
A pleasant security surprise is that, although Secret Service does not use OS X's secure Keychain, it does encrypt your password in its preference file to make it difficult to crack.
www.macupdate.com /info.php/id/16704   (492 words)

 Amazon.com: Secret Service: Hidden Systems That Deliver Unforgettable Customer Service: Books: John R. DiJulius III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Secret Service reveals the hidden systems of the few exceptional companies that do: what actions they take behind the scenes to consistently surpass customer expectations.
To Be a U.S. Secret Service Agent (To Be A) by Henry Holden
Secret Service is one of the few business books (that is not a narrative case study) that is actually enjoyable to read.
www.amazon.com /Secret-Service-Systems-Unforgettable-Customer/dp/0814471714   (1559 words)

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