“DHS and the U.S. Secret Service are closely coordinating with the FBI on the active investigation and are working with state and local law enforcement to provide updates on the evolving situation. The Department has heightened the security posture at federal facilities around the country and is actively communicating with our National Network of Fusion Centers. I condemn these cowardly acts in the strongest possible terms. Americans will not tolerate these types of threats, and we will not be intimidated."
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) United States Secret Service (Secret Service or USSS) has created the Comprehensive Incident Database on Targeted Violence (CID-TV). CID-TV is an on-going research project that analyzes past incidents of targeted violence directed toward public officials, public figures, and prominent facilities, structures, or events in support of the mission of the National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC), Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information (SII).
Ronald Rowe, Deputy Assistant Director, United States Secret Service (USSS), describes how the USSS stands ready to protect the President, its protectees and America’s youth by following up on every threat. Learn how the USSS keeps the homeland safe by safeguarding National Special Security events and combating active shooters, online child exploitations and cyber bullying.
Date Added: April 26, 2018
A nationwide operation that involved the Secret Service New York Field Office, Miami Field Office, Orlando Field Office and Atlantic City Resident Office led to the arrests of James Beckish, Richard Witcher, James Toner, Peter O’Brien and Joseph Anthony Demaria. Each were arrested for their role in operating a series of companies used as cover to place approximately $28 million of unauthorized charges on thousands of consumers’ credit cards.
On behalf of the entire Department of Homeland Security, I thank U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy for his decades of selfless service. During his tenure with the Secret Service, Director Clancy brought a wealth of experience, knowledge and heart to an agency entrusted with one of the most challenging duties of law enforcement – protecting from harm our nation and those who lead it.
The United States Secret Service (USSS) Enterprise Person (ePerson) Suite of web-based applications delivers an agency-wide employee records management solution that meets the protective, investigative, and personnel management needs of the organization. The ePerson application allows users to search, view, and maintain USSS employee information.
Today the Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service filed an agreement that will, when approved by the Court, settle a decades-old class action lawsuit alleging race discrimination by the Secret Service in its promotion process.
I am pleased that Congress has passed H.R. 6302, a resolution that will raise Secret Service salary caps during presidential election years. Previously, more than a thousand Secret Service employees with protective mission responsibilities were working overtime beyond the capped levels of their salaries—essentially working without pay during this busy election year.
Safeguarding the holiday season. A U.S. Secret Service agent protects President Obama and the First Family during the National Christmas Tree lighting at President’s Park in Washington, D.C.