10 Amazing Little-Known Facts About the Secret Service

Blog By mariam  |  28-12-17

It's Incredible!

The Actual Number

The Actual Number

We often consider them to be really less in the number. We speculate them to be in 100s but the reality is that they are almost 6500 in number. This is not where the number halts, there are additional workers who work for the protection unit.


The Training

 The Training

The secret service members have to undergo rigorous training. In fact, they are trained to throw themselves in front of bullets and survive in water. All agents also undergo a skills development course every 8 weeks.


Doctor Ready

 Doctor Ready

Every single agent has a basic medical skills and can save lives in critical situations. Each president’s route is thoroughly researched so that a hospital is always 10 minutes away.


President’s Blood

President’s Blood

At every given point in time, agents have President’s blood with them to perform a sudden blood transfusion in case of an emergency.


Mount Weather’s Reality?

Mount Weather’s Reality?

Mount Weather is actually not a myth. There’s actually an underground bunker in the mountain which is in fact used to hide one government representative during an event where all other state officials gather. This way, if a terrorist organization decides to destroy the top tier of the government, they will probably fail.


Code Names

Code Names

Every President has been assigned a code name. In fact, they use names beginning with the same letter for one family. For instance, Barack Obama was Renegade, his wife was Renaissance, and their daughters were Radiance and Rosebud.


Active Participation In The President’s Hobbies

Active Participation In The President’s Hobbies

It’s mandatory for agents to actively participate in President’s hobbies so as to protect him from every possible threat at any given point in time.


Their Hands

Their Hands

Secret Service agents always have their hands on their waist. Their finger position may just differ but the meaning always remains the same: the agents are ready to react quickly and raise their weapons.


No Swear

No Swear

Secret service agents swear to die for their President is just a myth. There is no such oath in real life!


The Establishment Day

The Establishment Day

The Secret Service was established on the day Lincoln was killed.







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