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secret service

a government agency or department that conducts intelligence or counterintelligence operations

Secret Service

provides security for U.S. presidents. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2466]
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By means of cable messages and the co-operation of the European secret services, he traced Gluck's course along the Mediterranean and found that in every instance it coincided with the blowing up of coast defences and ships.
The man's identity is being withheld pending notification of kin, the Secret Service said in a statement.
The US Secret service took to its Twitter account to inform about the incident.
The Secret Service said Ford was quickly arrested and no shots were fired.
That is why I am calling on the Secret Service to immediately triple their efforts to address these horrible scams.
A statement from the Secret Service said they were notified by the Montgomery County, Maryland, police department to be on the lookout for a 37-year-old man, "who reportedly traveled to Washington D.
The official said the Secret Service is testing drones both for its own use in law enforcement and protection, and to identify how to defend against hostile drones.
The man tried to climb the temporary barrier about 2:15 pm on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the grounds," Secret Service Spokesman Brian Leary told the Washington Post on Sunday, explaining that he was then "taken into custody by uniformed officers of the Secret Service and charged with unlawful entry", before being handed over to Washington D.
Today Julia Pierson, the Director of the United States Secret Service, offered her resignation, and I accepted it," Johnson said.
The President believes deeply that the vast majority of the men and women who work for the US Secret Service exemplify the highest standards of service," White House spokesman Jay Carney said yesterday.
The Secret Service, charged with protecting the president and his family, has faced intense criticism for the scandal during preparations for Obama's trip to Cartagena, Colombia, last year.
I WAS sitting in a coffee shop the other day with a close friend and during the conversation I mentioned the Japanese Secret Service (the Kempi-Tai) and whether he knew if it was still operational.