Quick Answer: What Department Does Secret Service Fall Under?

Can Secret Service agents tell their family?

The mission of the U.S.

Secret Service is not a confidential one (that being, it’s not a clandestine assignment like espionage or intelligence-gathering).

It is perfectly fine for agents and officers to tell people what they do for a living..

Who controls the Secret Service?

Murray. James M. Murray is the 26th Director of the U.S. Secret Service, sworn in to office May 1, 2019.

Who are Secret Service agents?

Special agents focus on protecting top U.S. and visiting foreign officials, and investigating financial crimes. Our Uniformed Division officers’ mission is to protect facilities and venues secured for U.S. Secret Service protectees.

Why do Secret Service wear sunglasses?

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.

Why do Secret Service hold their jackets?

It is to be ready to move the jacket out the way to draw their weapon. Having your arms in front of you and not by your side prevents them from being grabbed/restrained from behind. To stop the jacket from blowing in wind (those weapons should not be revealed unless in an emergency)