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Role and Mission of the U.S. Secret Service


AIR DATE: Saturday, March 30, 2013
OVERVIEW:

Ronald Kessler, author of In the President’s Secret Service, discussed the history, role, and mission of the U.S. Secret Service. Topics included President Obama’s appointment earlier in the week of Julia Pierson as the first female director of the U.S. Secret Service and possible agency reforms following the April 2012 disclosures that Secret Service agents had hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia, prior to President Obama’s trip there

KEYWORDS: Courts & Judicial Process, Law Enforcement, Department of the Treasury