How can I join the Secret Service?

How can I join the Secret Service?

The following are steps you can take to become qualified for a position as a secret service agent: Get a degree….Complete the required training.

  1. Get a degree. Most secret service agents hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  2. Apply for an open secret service agent position.
  3. Complete the required training.

What kind of crimes does the Secret Service investigate?

The Secret Service has primary jurisdiction to investigate threats against Secret Service protectees as well as financial crimes, which include counterfeiting of U.S. currency or other U.S. Government obligations; forgery or theft of U.S. Treasury checks, bonds or other securities; credit card fraud; telecommunications …

Who is protected by the Secret Service?

The Secret Service ensures the safety of the president of the United States, the vice president of the United States, the president-elect of the United States, the vice president-elect of the United States, and their immediate families; former presidents, their spouses and their minor children under the age of 16; …

How do you become an agent?

How to become a talent agent

  1. Complete secondary education.
  2. Get an undergraduate degree.
  3. Find a suitable internship.
  4. Get in contact with agencies.
  5. Nurture a useful skill set.
  6. Learn how to market yourself.
  7. Nurture your network.
  8. Apply for job openings.

Why do Secret Service wear glasses?

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.

Can Secret Service agents be married?

Secret Service agents can get married and have families. There is no hiring benefit or advantage given out when applying to be a Secret Service agent as an unmarried person. Having a strong work-life balance is essential to prevent burnout or low morale as a Secret Service agent.

Do ex presidents have security?

All living former presidents and their spouses after Dwight D. Eisenhower are now entitled to receive lifetime Secret Service protection. Their children are entitled to protection “until they become 16 years of age”.