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United States Secret Service
Foreign Missions Branch
department of the treasury
united states secret service
The Organization And Its Mission
Every member of the United
States Secret Service Uniformed
Division is vitally interested in
protecting you and your
property. This pamphlet has
been prepared to help you better
understand our organization so
that we may work together
toward our common goal--the
security of the diplomatic
The Secret Service Uniformed
Division is divided into three
branches: Administration and
Program Support Branch, White
House Branch, and Foreign
Missions Branch. The White
House Branch provides protection for the White House Complex,
other Presidential offices, and assists in the protection of the
President and members of the immediate family. The Foreign
Missions Branch provides protection for the diplomatic community,
the Vice President's residence, and assists in the protection of the
Vice President and the immediate family. Officers of the
Uniformed Division carry out their protective responsibilities
through a network of foot patrols. vehicular patrols, and special
Emergency Response Plan
In the event of an emergency at It I Ittisi
a diplomatic location in the m
Washington D.C., metropolitan !
area, a coordinated multi-agency Man
response will be implemented. g u m -
Members of the United States oi
Secret Service, the Federal a.--
Bureau of Investigation, and the W
Metropolitan Police Department .
are trained to execute a
coordinated plan for crisis i
management. Each diplomatic
location has been surveyed and I
a planned response prepared.
The primary objectives of the
emergency response plans are .
threefold: a r-
1. The protection of diplomatic personnel and the
2. The prevention of serious injury or loss of life to uniformed
3. To ensure a quick and coordinated multi-agency response to
contain and stabilize the affected area.
The Secret Service Uniformed Division believes it is important to
work with the diplomatic community to minimize the risk to you
and your family and to prevent criminal acts from taking place.
You can obtain further information by arranging a "Premise
Security Survey" by the Metropolitan Police Department
Community Service Unit. Contact the Foreign Missions Branch at
566-2656 for information on how to arrange an appointment.
By working together we can devise suitable techniques for
handling any given emergency situation.
Together--we can achieve a safe en y -.f our family,
and your facilities.
Who Are Secret Service Uniformed Division
They are trustworthy men and
women who are highly
motivated and trained. They
have security clearances and
maintain the highest standards
of health, physical fitness, and
job related skills.
As Federal police officers, they
receive intensive on-going
training in police procedures:
criminal law; first aid: and
physical defense techniques.
They also receive training and
instruction in the areas of
international treaties, and international diplomatic protocol. They are
frequently briefed on current world events that may affect their
U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division officers of the Foreign
Missions Branch take great pride in the fact that they have the
responsibility of providing protection and assistance to the foreign
diplomatic community. Each officer strives to provide a secure
environment in which representatives of foreign governments can
safely transact their
-. .. ,as well as provide a
safe environment for
Requests For Assistance
Requests by the diplomatic community for assistance will be
provided in the following manner:
For Emergencies, Call: 566-8434
Emergency assistance will be provided by Uniformed Division
personnel within minutes of notification.
Non-Emergency Assistance will be provided by Uniformed Division
personnel in a quick, safe, and efficient manner. Phone 566-2656 or
395-4390, business hours only.
Additional protective coverage is provided as follows:
1. Fixed post and traffic control assistance can be provided for
official diplomatic functions, such as dinners, receptions, luncheons,
etc. Request assistance through the Protective Liaison Division of the
Department of State. Phone: 673-3881.
2. The Uniformed Division Canine Explosives Detection teams will
respond to bomb threats, suspicious packages, suspicious letters, or
other situations where the teams' explosives and intruder detection
training are needed. Phone 566-8434.
3. Special agent personnel of the U.S. Secret Service, in conjunction
with Uniformed Division personnel, provide protection for official
heads of state visiting the United States. Additional information
regarding the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division and its role in
providing protection and assistance to the foreign diplomatic
community can be obtained by calling the Foreign Missions Branch,
Deputy Chief's office at 566-2656.
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For Non-Emergencies Call:
Foreign Missions Liaison: 395-4390 (business hours only)
Deputy Chief of Foreign Missions Branch: 566-2656
(Monday thru Friday. 9:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.)
For Emergencies Call: 566-8434 (24 hours a day)