After leaking the application and rejection of a congressman in apparent retaliation for a House investigation last year, 41 Secret Service employees were disciplined.
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In the largest release of federal prisoners at one time, the Department of Justice will release 6,000 inmates at the close of the month. Due to the new sentencing guidelines for drug crimes established last year, along with an effort to reduce overcrowding in prisons, federal prison inmates nationwide will go free between Oct. 30th and Nov. 2nd.
As we prepare for the peaceful transition of power from one administration to the next, President Obama gives one last tour through the White House and looks back on his 8 years spent in “the people’s house.”
If you don’t have REAL ID compliant identification, it may become more difficult to enter federal and military facilities.
A trio of high-profile events last week – the U.S. visit of Pope Francis, the state dinner of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and the United Nations (UN) General Assembly meeting in New York – required a massive security operation and tested the limits of federal law enforcement and homeland security agencies and personnel.
New legislation approved by Congress will require the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to “actively recruit” members of the armed service who are separating from the military to become CBP officers.
The Secret Service wants the NYPD to assign 150 police officers to Trump Tower every day to staff checkpoints outside President-elect Donald Trump’s Manhattan residence.
A Secret Service officer who was fired after investigators accused him of sexting with underage girls while on duty at the White House was moved to South Florida to face criminal charges.
Reflecting concerns about rising violent homegrown extremism, the Justice Department will create a new Domestic Terrorism Counsel position.
Following multiple data breaches, a bipartisan duo of lawmakers have raised concerns with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) continuing to house the government’s sensitive security clearance information.
The Pentagon launched an investigation into whether President Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn broke the law by receiving money from a foreign source after he retired from the service.
Retired Marine Major Gen. Randolph Alles, the current U.S. Customs and Border deputy, is expected to be named the new head of Secret Service, according to a former law enforcement official familiar with the selection process.
A Secret Service agent assigned to Vice President Mike Pence’s detail was reportedly suspended after meeting up with a prostitute at a Maryland hotel.
Due to a federal salary cap, United States Secret Service agents are not getting paid for hundreds of hours of work on the ever-demanding presidential campaign trail.
Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy announced his retirement Tuesday, two years after President Barack Obama appointed him to right the then-troubled agency.
This week, in a piece exclusive to USA Today, the head of the United States Secret Service, Randolph “Tex” Alles, expressed frustrations with an inability to adequately compensate his agents, controversially citing as a contributing factor the travel schedule of President Donald Trump and his family.
With the campaign trail driving up demand for Secret Service agents, the agency is straining to fulfil all its duties with its low supply of agents. In short, they are facing a manpower shortfall at a time of peak demand, the agency told Congress Tuesday.
With a crowd of 900,000 expected to assemble for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, the Secret Service is leaving nothing to chance as they prepare for the most demanding inauguration in history.
Initially filed in 2000, a years-long lawsuit accusing the Secret Service of discriminating against black agents is closing in a settlement.
To help protect the men and women who risk their lives for the safety of others, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) introduced the Thin Blue Line Act, a bill that would impose harsher penalties on individuals targeting law enforcement officers and first responders.