Standing Post

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Captivating!
 Aug 11, 2018
I really was captivated by the first episode of "Standing Post." It was extremely well produced & professionally presented. The subject matter covered historic and present day facts interesting to anyone seeking info on the USSS.

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The official podcast of the United States Secret Service! Established in 1865 solely to suppress the counterfeiting of U.S. currency during the Civil War, today the Secret Service is mandated by Congress to carry out the integrated missions of protection and investigations. Hosted by Cody Starken, he takes you on his journey to learn about the various personnel throughout the agency and learns about their lives and their roles and responsibilities for the Agency. Subscribe to Standing Post here on Soundcloud, or on Apple and Google Podcast to learn more about the U.S. Secret Service's unique mission and the people who champion it every day. Do you want to be a part of American history? Start your journey at https://careers.secretservice.gov/

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Ep. #041 - Supporting Super Bowl 56's Security with SAIC Jesse Baker
00:29:47
Episode #41 – Please welcome Los Angeles Field Office’s Special Agent in Charge, Mr. Jesse Baker. Mr. Baker discusses his role and responsibilities in providing security support to Super Bowl 56, and his work history with the Secret Service. For more information about the topics covered in this episode, please use the links below. National Special Security Event(NSSE) - https://www.dhs.gov/keywords/nsse Special Event Assessment Rating (SEAR 1)- https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/19_0905_ops_sear-fact-sheet.pdf Jesse B. Baker is a member of the Senior Executive Service who currently serves as the United States Secret Service Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Office. Mr. Baker previously served as a member and later a supervisor on the Presidential Protective Division, where he fulfilled numerous supervisory assignments, managed the incident command center for the White House Grounds and led personnel responsible for ensuring the safety of the President of the United States. Mr. Baker received a Master in Business Administration from UCLA, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in accounting from the University of Arizona. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Special thanks to SAIC Jesse Baker for his time and support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police. The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jan 06, 2022
Ep. #040 - Please welcome the CFO, Ms. Gwendolyn Sykes!
00:25:29
Episode #040 - Please welcome Chief Financial Officer Gwendolyn Sykes. Ms. Sykes began working with the Secret Service in May 2012, bringing with her a wealth of financial management skills and talent for organizational transformation and enhancement. Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Sykes is the first African American female to serve as the Chief Financial Officer at NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Nominated by the President of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate, she was responsible for the financial management and health of this $16 billion agency. Ms. Sykes led more than 500 finance professionals, located across ten geographically dispersed locations throughout the United States, in the development and execution of financial policies, processes, and procedures. She has also served as Yale University's Chief Financial Officer, the first in that university's 306-year history, and Chief Financial Officer for Morehouse College. Previous government experience includes working within the Department of Defense and in the office of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens. Gwendolyn Sykes holds a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from Catholic University and a Master of Public Administration from American University, where she also serves as an adjunct professor in the School of Public Affairs. She has been recognized for her achievements by Black Enterprise, Newsweek, the Today Show, and the National Black Caucus of State Legislators. Hosted, Produce, and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Special thanks to CFO Sykes for her time and support and to CFO for their support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police. The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Dec 08, 2021
Ep. #039 - Safety, Health, and Environmental Programs with Nurse Stephanie Semadeni
00:31:24
Episode #039 Please welcome Stephanie Semadeni, one of our Occupational Health Nurses in the Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division. Stephanie has been with the Secret Service since 2013. One of the main functions of her position as a nurse in SAF is to review medical exams and make medical qualification determinations for those enrolled in the Mandatory Medical Examination Program. In her role as Wellness Programs coordinator, Stephanie has used her background in health promotion, in conjunction with her nursing knowledge, to expand the health and wellness program offerings for employees. During the last 19 months, Stephanie has taken a prominent nursing role in SAF’s COVID response. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Nurse Stephaine for her time and support, and SAF for their support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution- Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Nov 08, 2021
Ep. #038 - Three-Time Paralympic Medalist Mr. Trevon Jenifer
00:31:58
Episode #038 - Please welcome Personnel Security Specialist Trevon Jenifer. Trevon Jenifer was born without limbs due to a rare disease called Congenital Phocomelia. When Trevon was 4 years old, his step-dad (Eric Brown) came into his life and helped raise him. All of Trevon’s siblings were participating in sports, so Eric found an organization that offered Wheelchair Track and Wheelchair Basketball. Trevon broke and still holds the records in the 100-, 200-, 400- and 800-meter races for Wheelchair Track in the U11 and U14 age groups. He competed in Wheelchair Track and Basketball until the age of 12, then competed in Wrestling his junior and senior year in High School. His senior year he finished 3rd in the State of Maryland and has a record of 32-8. Trevon was inducted into the Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2006, Trevon wrote an autobiography about his life called From the Ground Up. From 2006-2011, Trevon attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania where earned his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology. He was a member of the Edinboro University Wheelchair Basketball Team, where he went from being the 8th man on an 8-man roster to the best player on the Team by 2009. He was a 2x All-American (2010 and 2011) and Captain from 2009-2011. Trevon made his first Team USA appearance in 2009 when he was on the U23 Team that took Gold in Junior World’s Championship. He then made the Men’s National Team in 2010 and has been a member ever since. He has won Gold in the Parapan American Games in 2011 (Guadalajara, Mexico), 2015 (Toronto, Canada), and 2019 (Lima, Peru). Trevon won two Silver in the Worlds Championship Games in 2014 in Incheon, South Korea, and in Hamburg, Germany in 2018. He is a 3X Paralympic medalist, winning a Bronze Medal in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, Gold Medalist in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Gold Medalist in 2020 Paralympic Games in Toyko. In 2013-2015, Trevon played professional Wheelchair Basketball in the south of France. Trevon is a proud father to a baby girl and baby boy. While being a full-time Father, Trevon is also an active member in his community, where volunteers as an assistant coach for the Edinboro University Wheelchair Basketball Team. He does countless demonstrations and motivational speeches, for schools (elementary and up), ADA, FBI, FEMA, YMCA, etc. all over the United States, speaking on topics that cover perseverance, Paralympic movement, bullying, and adaptive/disability awareness. Social Media: www.treyj5.com, Facebook: Trevon Jenifer, Twitter: @Trevon_Jenifer, Instagram: @TreyJenifer Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to PSS Trevon Jenifer for his time and support, and SMD for their support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police. The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Oct 06, 2021
Sp. Ep. #004 - The Boston Field Office and the Miller Family: A 9/11 Story
00:29:40
Sp. Ep. #004 - Please welcome the Boston Field Office's Assistant Special Agent in Charge, ASAIC Tom Baker, and Brian Miller, brother of the late Master Security Officer Craig Miller. In this episode, we discuss the loss of MSO Craig Miller on 9/11 and the relationship that formed between Brian Miller's family and the Boston Field Office. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and Assistant Editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov. Special Thanks to ASAIC Tom Baker, and Brian Miller for his time and support, and INV and the Boston field office for their support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution- Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook@UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S.SecretService Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Sep 10, 2021
Ep. #037 - Polygraph Program with ATSAIC Bradley Beeler
00:39:23
Episode #037 Please welcome Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, ATSAIC Brad Beeler. Special Agent Beeler started his career in the Chicago Field Office in the counterfeit and organized crime squads, he then became a polygrapher where he started the next phase of his career doing polygraph examinations. He then went on to serve on the Bush Protective Division as a shift agent and shift leader. After completing his assignment in protection, SA Beeler became a polygraph examiner in the St. Louis Field Office; where he assisted state and local law enforcement by conducting hundreds of child exploitation and homicide polygraph examinations, conducted USSS applicant screening and criminal and protective intelligence examinations throughout the United States. SA Beeler now is assigned as the Secret Service liaison at the federal polygraph school, where he serves as the course manager/instructor for interview techniques. He routinely speaks at regional and national conferences on topics related to polygraph, child exploitation investigations, and elicitation techniques. SA Beeler received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Criminology from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. SA Beeler is the recipient of the 2019 Forensic Hero Award and the 2015 Secret Service Special Agent of the Year Award. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and Assistant Editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to ATSAIC Brad Beeler for his time and support, and FSD for their support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police. The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Sep 07, 2021
Ep. #036 - Investigative Protection Officers with IPO Patrick Rafferty
00:32:33
Episode #036 - Please welcome Investigative Protection Officer Patrick Rafferty. Mr. Rafferty serves in the New York Field Office and came to the Secret Service after retiring as a Captain in the New York Police Department. Mr. Rafferty served the NYPD for 25 years and in 2010 came to the Secret Service. Prior to the NYPD, he served in the U.S. Army and received his BA in Criminal Justice and a Master’s in Public Administration. Mr. Rafferty said this is the best job in the world! The Technical Law Enforcement (TLE) Support Branch supports the recruitment and staffing of Technical Law Enforcement positions to include; Investigative Protection Officer, Technical Security Investigator, and Protective Armor Specialist. TLE partners with the Offices of Investigations, Protective Operations, and Technical Development and Mission Support. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to IPO Patrick Rafferty for his time and support, and NYFO for their support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Aug 09, 2021
Ep. #035 - The 22nd Deputy Director of the Secret Service, Mr. Faron Paramore
00:57:01
Episode #035 - Please welcome Deputy Director Faron K. Paramore; he serves as the 22nd Deputy Director of the United States Secret Service. Appointed in March 2021, Mr. Paramore has direct oversight of the agency's daily investigative and protective operations. Mr. Paramore also oversees the agency's current policies and is responsible for implementing emerging protective and investigative technologies. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Paramore served as the agency’s Assistant Director of the Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information, responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all efforts involving the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of operational intelligence and information affecting the protective mission of the Secret Service. A 31-year veteran of the U.S. Secret Service, Mr. Paramore began his career in 1989 as a special agent assigned to the Detroit Field Office.  He rose steadily through the ranks of the agency with subsequent assignments in the Grand Rapids Resident Office, the Presidential Protective Division, and as a Congressional Fellow.  Mr. Paramore assumed greater levels of responsibility with supervisory assignments as Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge of the Recruitment Division; Resident Agent in Charge of the Grand Rapids Resident Office; and, Assistant Special Agent in Charge in the Washington Field Office.  In his subsequent career assignment, Mr. Paramore served as Special Agent in Charge of Congressional Affairs where he worked closely with the Department of Homeland Security Legislative Affairs Office regarding legislative initiatives that could impact the Secret Service. He was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in June 2009.  During this period in his career, he served as Executive Assistant to the Director and, subsequently, as Deputy Assistant Director of the Office of Congressional Affairs.  He served in that capacity until his appointment to Assistant Director of the Office of Administration where he managed the fiscal responsibilities of the Secret Service.  His areas of responsibility included budget formulation and execution, procurement, facilities property management, and administrative services.  Following this assignment, Mr. Paramore was appointed as Assistant Director of the Office of Government and Public Affairs. Mr. Paramore is a native of Detroit, Michigan.  He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan; and holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Deputy Director Faran Paramore for his time and support.  Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution- Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jul 06, 2021
Ep. #034 - TREK Program with UD Ofc. Louis Lara
00:30:45
Episode #034 - Please welcome Uniformed Division TREK Patrol Officer, Louis Lara. After joining the Secret Service, he decided to broaden his law enforcement experiences by joining the TREK Program within the Uniformed Division's White House Branch. Since 2016, Ofc. Lara became a Nationally certified TREK trained officer, and helped restore and provide maintenance on all the branches’ fleet of TREK bicycles as 1 of 3 officers under the title of TREK mechanic within the Secret Service. Ofc. Lara's certifications include: TREK Officer, TREK Mechanic, NHTSA Instructor, and Crisis Intervention Team. Before joining the Secret Service in November 2016, he completed multiple medical field internships and worked as a Therapeutic Support Staff member for Access Services where he worked with children, young adults, and adults with various levels of autism as well as other patients/clients with learning disabilities. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service
Jun 08, 2021
Ep. #033 - Strategic Foresight with Ms. Robin Champ
00:26:05
Episode #033 - Please welcome Chief of the Enterprise Strategy Division, Robin Champ. Before joining the Secret Service, Ms. Champ was the Chief of the Global Futures Office at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). She developed a comprehensive methodology (to include stakeholder interviews, scenario-based planning, SWOT analysis, policy analysis, and crowdsourcing) to facilitate the development of the Agency’s Strategic Plan. She spearheaded the introduction of Scenario-Based Planning in the organization and continues to be a frequent speaker on the subject. Ms. Champ also led the Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD), addressing key national security and CWMD issues through strategic studies and dialogues. Ms. Champ co-leads the Federal Foresight Community of Interest (FFCoI.org). She also is a guest lecturer on foresight at George Washington University’s “Mastering Strategy for the Public Sector” course. In addition to a commendation from the Vice President of the United States, and her many awards for outstanding performance, Ms. Champ is a recipient of the DTRA Director’s Distinguished Civilian Service Medal. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service
May 06, 2021
Sp. Ep. #003 - OKC Bombing Remembrance with DAD Hector Hernandez
00:39:32
Sp. Ep. #003 (Graphic Content Warning) - Please welcome Deputy Assistant Director Hector Hernandez who has been a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service for 29 years. In this special episode, he shares his account of his actions and personal loss after the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19. 1995, 26 years ago today. Acronyms used in the episode SSA - Social Security Administration HHG OIG - Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General DAD - Deputy Assistant Director Special thanks to DAD Hector Hernandez for his time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by Cody Starken This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution- Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Apr 19, 2021
Ep. #032 - Rowley Training Center with Deputy Chief Catrina Bonus
00:30:52
Ep. #032 - Please welcome Deputy Chief Catrina Bonus; Catrina has served with the Secret Service for close to 25 years.  She began her career as an officer assigned to the White House Branch and throughout her career, she has risen steadily through the ranks with leadership assignments at all branches of the Uniformed Division including the White House, Foreign Missions, Naval Observatory, Special Operations – Magnetometer Operations Office, Office of the Chief, and the James J. Rowley Training Center (JJRTC). On August 5, 2018, Catrina was appointed to the rank of Deputy Chief; the Uniformed Division’s first female Deputy Chief. Her first assignment as Deputy Chief was at the White House, the largest branch within the Uniformed Division.  Her current assignment is at the James J. Rowley Training Center where she appreciates the opportunity to work amongst the JJRTC Training Staff to direct, coordinate, and implement policies and programs associated with Secret Service basic and advanced training and employee and leadership development for USSS trainees and employees. Hosted, produced, and edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Deputy Chief Catrina Bonus and the Uniformed Division for their time and support.  Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution- Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Apr 07, 2021
Ep. #031 - The Office of Protective Operations with AD Kimberly Cheatle
00:28:00
Episode #031 – Please welcome Assistant Director Kimberly Cheatle, Office of Protective Operations. AD Cheatle oversees a special projects team that responds to operational, technical, and administrative issues at all levels of the organization; and directs staffing and logistical operations for the directorate and ten operational divisions to ensure divisions and events are properly resourced. Also, she works with the Technical Security Division to research, develop, and deploy technologies that reduce risks to protectees, protected facilities, and protected events. Prior to serving as Assistant Director, she served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Atlanta Field Office, providing oversight for all mission-related investigations, protective intelligence, and protective visits in the state of Georgia. Ms. Cheatle was appointed to the Senior Executive Service (SES) in February 2016 as the Special Agent in Charge of the James J. Rowley Training Center (RTC). She later served as the Deputy Assistant Director for the Office of Training. Ms. Cheatle has served in numerous leadership roles throughout her 25-year career, including Special Agent in Charge of Strategic Planning and Policy, the Vice Presidential Protective Division, the Resident Agent in Charge, Grand Rapids, MI resident office, Assistant Inspector, Office of Inspection, Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, Vice Presidential Protective Division, and Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, RTC. Special Thanks to AD Kim Cheatle and OPO for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work is Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. SecretService Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Mar 08, 2021
Ep. #030 - The Volunteer Chaplain Program with Rev. Mark Arbeen
00:35:38
Episode #030 - Please welcome The Rev. Mark F. Arbeen, Chaplain Program Manager, Office of Equity and Employee Support Services. Chaplain Arbeen joined the USSS in 2011 as a Contract Specialist in the Procurement Division. In 2012, he transferred to the Technical Security Division as the Program Control and Integration Officer. While working for TSD, Chaplain Arbeen was preparing to serve as a Deacon in the Roman Catholic Church, being ordained in February 2018. Chaplain Arbeen, under the direction of Ms. Carolyn McMillon, helped develop the Chaplain Program. The Program currently consists of 144 local, volunteer, Chaplains throughout the United States that serve our Special Agents, Uniform Division Officers, Technical Law Enforcement Officers, and Administrative, Professional, and Technical personnel, and their families, during times of personal and professional need, National Special Security Events, and during catastrophic events. Volunteer Chaplains provide supportive care for employees and their immediate family members in times of need. Chaplains may help to provide for the spiritual, personal, and social needs of the individual in support of the goals and objectives of the Chaplain Program, including offering spiritual insight and perspectives on personal and professional struggles associated with the risks implicit in the law enforcement culture. Chaplain Arbeen is a veteran of the United States Navy, and attended the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. For more information about how to join the USSS Volunteer Chaplain program, please reach out to Rev. Mark Arbeen at: 202-406-6716 or Mark.Arbeen@usss.dhs.gov Special Thanks to Rev. Mark Arbeen and EES for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS&p=1 Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Feb 08, 2021
Ep. #029 - Special Operations Division's K-9 Ops with UDO Lt. Maria Ruano
00:29:47
Episode #029 Please welcome Lieutenant Maria Ruano of the Uniformed Division. Lt. Ruano has served with the USSS for more than 14 years. She started her career at the White House Branch before transferring to the Naval Observatory Branch and then on to the Counter Surveillance Unit for the Vice Presidential Protective Detail (VPPD). Lt. Ruano was promoted to Sergeant in 2014 and then assigned to the White House Branch. Then she was selected as a classroom instructor at the James J. Rowley Training Center for two years before getting promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and transferred to the Special Operations Division (SOD) back to the White House Branch. In 2019, she was named as the Operations Lieutenant at SOD/ K9 where she is currently assigned. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Lt. Maria Ruano and the Uniformed Division for their time and support. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jan 04, 2021
Ep. #028 - Foreign Investigation Work & Champagne Charlie Case with IA Ryan Heethius
00:29:32
Episode #028 - Please welcome two-time guest, Investigative Analyst Ryan Heethius of the Paris Field Office who speaks on his roles and responsibilities as a foreign field office IA for the Secret Service. He also speaks on an investigation he took part in back in the states called Champagne Charlie. IA Ryan Heethius is under the Investigative Support Division (ISD) for the Office of Investigations. Ryan has worked on many different cases to include, including counterfeit operations, money laundering, homicide, and cybercrime. The role of an Investigative Analysts are multi-faceted, consisting of broad-based criminological research, link analysis, intelligence data gathering, performing complex statistical analysis and trend forecasting for criminal and protective intelligence, develops curricula for and provides high-quality training for investigators, researchers, and support staff. IAs also travel frequently to support field offices and task forces, often assisting with search warrants and asset forfeiture. The work of IAs involves extensive knowledge of criminological theories, research methodologies, and the development and use of investigative and intelligence systems and analysis of investigative cases such as; financial crimes, access device fraud, telecom fraud, high- tech crimes, counterfeit U.S. currency and obligations, and protective intelligence. Special Thanks to Ryan Heethius and ISD for their time and support.  Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS&p=1 Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Dec 08, 2020
Ep. #027 - National Convention Security Coordination with Ret. ASAIC Robert Pacsi
00:34:45
Episode #027 – Please welcome Retired Assistant Special Agent in Charge Robert Pacsi. ASAIC Pacsi recently served as the Security Coordinator for the Democratic National Convention and has been with the Secret Service for more than 22 years.  He started his career in the Indianapolis Field Office and completed an additional investigative assignment in the Houston Filed Office before transferring to the Presidential Protective Division (PPD) then on to the Dignitary Protective Division (DPD).  Since his time in D.C. and prior to undertaking planning in Milwaukee for the DNC, Robert served a variety of supervisory assignments in the Los Angeles Field Office and Cleveland Field Office.     Special thanks to Retired ASAIC Robert Pacsi and DPD for his time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution- Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Nov 10, 2020
Sp. Ep. #002 - Ransomware with SA Michael Moran and SSA Jonathan Holmes
00:54:34
Special Ep. #002: Please welcome the U.S. Secret Service’s Special Agent Michael Moran and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supervisory Special Agent Jonathan Holmes who speak on Ransomware and its significance in today’s world. As two professionals in the Cybercrime field, they discuss how Ransomware can affect anyone who has a computer with an internet connection. Listeners will learn the basics of Ransomware and what the Secret Service and the FBI are doing to combat the criminals who conduct Ransomware attacks against American citizens and businesses. Are you a victim of a Ransomware attack? Please contact a field office near you for assistance. Secret Service Field Offices https://www.secretservice.gov/contact/field-offices/ FBI Field Offices https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices For more information about Ransomware click on the links below: U.S. Secret Service Ransomware Guide https://www.secretservice.gov/data/investigation/Preparing-for-a-Cyber-Incident-A-Guide-to-Ransomware-v-1.pdf Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Ransomware https://us-cert.cisa.gov/Ransomware Hosted, edited, produced by: Cody Starken This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Oct 26, 2020
Ep. #026 - Enterprise Cybersecurity with ASAIC Ryan Moore
00:32:33
Episode #026 Please welcome Assistant Special Agent in Charge Ryan Moore. ASAIC Moore has served with the Secret Service for more than 18 years.  He started his career in the Chicago Field Office as a member of the Electronic Crimes Squad.  Since his time in the Chicago Field Office, Ryan has served in a variety of supervisory roles to include the Criminal Investigative Division’s CERT liaison program at Carnegie Mellon, the Protective Intelligence and Assessment Division, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer.  His assignments within the Office of the Chief Information Officer include Information System Security Manager, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Deputy Chief Information Officer (Acting), and currently the Chief Information Security Officer.  Ryan has enjoyed the opportunity to work on cybersecurity issues from an investigative, protective intelligence, and enterprise perspective.     Hosted, edited, produced by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova- police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Oct 07, 2020
Ep. #025 - Talent Acquisition with UD Lt. Jeffery Walker
00:33:05
Episode #025 - Please welcome Secret Service Uniform Division, Lieutenant Jeffrey Walker. Lieutenant Walker has been a member of the Uniformed Division for 17 and ½ years. He is currently assigned to the Outreach Branch, where he supervises the staff and manages the branch’s marketing, advertising, and recruiting efforts. As a Secret Service Recruiter, he works to bring in the best of the best for the Agency. He also served as a Uniformed Division Instructor at the Rowley Training Center, where he was responsible for providing classroom and practical instructions to Uniformed Division, Special Agents, and Technical Law Enforcement trainees and the coordination of UD Mission In-Services and Uniformed Division Recruit training. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secrestservice.gov Special Thanks to Lieutenant Jeffrey Walker for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results?a=HSAD Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Sep 08, 2020
Ep. #024 - President Jimmy Carter's Protection Division with SAIC Mike Swangler
00:31:10
Episode #024 – Please welcome Special Agent in Charge (SAIC) Michael J. Swangler, of the Carter Protective Division (CPD). SAIC Swangler became a Special Agent with the Secret Service in 1997. He served in the Investigations (INV) Directorate in the Richmond, Virginia field office (RIC), then under the Criminal Investigations Division (CID), and also the Newark and Trenton, New Jersey field offices. After INV, he served under the Training (TNG) Directorate at the Secret Service Academy, James J. Rowley Training Center (RTC). Following that post, he was assigned to the Office of Protective Operations (OPO) Directorate on the Presidential Protective Division (PPD), then the Vice-Presidential Protective Division (VPD), and his current assignment as the Special Agent in Charge of CPD in Plains, GA. Special Thanks to SAIC Michael Swangler and OPO for their time and support.  Special thanks to FSD for their time and support.  Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results?k=U.S.%20Secret%20Service Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook@UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Aug 07, 2020
Ep. #023 - Uniformed Division Chief Thomas Sullivan
00:37:48
Episode #023 – Please welcome Uniformed Division Chief Tom Sullivan to the first episode of season 3! Sworn in as a Federal Police Officer with the Secret Service Uniformed Division in January 1988; he has over 29 years of diverse public safety experience, including police officer and Fire; Rescue Emergency positions in the US Air Force. In January 2004, he made the rank of Captain and was assigned to the White House Branch where he served as the day work Watch Commander. In 2007, he achieved the rank of Inspector and remained assigned to the White House Branch where he served as the Deputy Branch Commander for all administrative and operational matters. In 2011, he became the Deputy Chief and assigned to the White House Branch. In March of 2018, he was sworn in as the 25th Chief of the Secret Service Uniformed Division. In this position, he leads more than 1600 officers and officials on a daily basis and is responsible for the planning and direction of the Uniformed Division. Special Thanks to Chief Tom Sullivan and OPO for their time and support.  Special thanks to FSD for their time and support.  Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work is Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results?k=U.S.%20Secret%20Service Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jul 06, 2020
Ep. #022 - Counter Snipers With Sgt.-Tech Travas Holland And Off.-Tech Adam Murray
00:47:20
Episode #022 - Please welcome Secret Service Sgt.-Technician Travas Holland and Officer-Technician Adam Murray. Sgt.-Tech Travas Holland served 17years with the Secret Service Uniform Division in December. He started out at the White House Branch and was a part of the surveillance team, as a Trek Officer. After about 2.5 years at the White House, he applied for a position on the Counter Sniper Team where he has remained for the past 14 years. Officer-Technician Murray has with the USSS since May of 2012. He joined the Foreign Missions Branch for 2 years after graduating from training. Later, after a brief assignment to the White House Branch, he joined the Counter Sniper Team in 2014. For more information, please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to both gentlemen for their time and support. Thank you to FSD for allowing us to use their equipment. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jun 08, 2020
Ep. #021 - First Female Motorbike Officer In The USSS w Officer-Tech Alta Gunawan
00:28:17
Episode #021 Please welcome Secret Service Officer-Technician Alta Lauren Gunawan, she has been with the United States Secret Service for 3 years. Her career has been at the White House Branch working on the patrol unit which consists of around the clock surveillance and protection of the White House zone. In March of 2019 she was one of 6 people selected to participate in the training for an elite unit called the Motorcade Support Unit (MSU). Officer-Technician Gunawan would become the first female to be on the unit. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Officer-Technician Gunawan for her time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
May 06, 2020
Sp. Ep. #001 - OKC Bombing, 25 Years Later
00:52:14
The Oklahoma City bombing was a domestic terrorist truck bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, on April 19, 1995. The bombing happened at 9:02 a.m. and killed at least 168 people, injured more than 680 others, and destroyed one-third of the building. Among those who were killed, the Secret Service lost that day: Special Agent Cynthia Brown, Special Agent Donald Leonard, Special Agent Mickey Maroney, Office Manager Linda McKinney, Investigative Assistant Kathy Seidl, and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Alan Whicher. The host of Standing Post, Cody Starken, had the honor of interviewing 4 surviving family members of individuals who perished on that day. Mickey Maroney and Alice Denison, children of Special Agent Mickey Maroney; Mr. Glenn Seidl, former husband of IA Kathy Seidl; and Ms. Diane Leonard, former wife of Special Agent Donald Leonard. We hope you enjoy the episode. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Apr 19, 2020
Ep. #020 - 1995 OKC Bombing Survivor AO Priscilla Salyers
00:30:51
Episode # 20 - Please welcome Priscilla Salyers, our Administrative Officer in the Oklahoma City Field Office. Priscilla has 32 years of service and is a survivor of the Oklahoma City April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Priscilla tells her remarkable survival story almost 25 years after that tragic day. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to AO Priscilla Salyers for her time and support and the Oklahoma City Field Office. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Apr 06, 2020
Ep. #019 - Oklahoma Nation Partnerships with SSA Willie Wind
00:36:10
Ep. #019 - This month we speak to Senior Special Agent William “Willie” Wind about his liaison work with Native American law enforcement and tribal gaming entities in Oklahoma and his Financial and Electronic Crimes Task Force work. He began his Secret Service career in 1997 as a Special Agent in the Tulsa (OK) Resident Agency. He worked there until 2001 when he was reassigned to the Forensic Services Division as a polygraph examiner in the Houston (TX) Field Office. Since 2010, Wind was selected for the collateral duty as the Special Emphasis Program Manager for American Indians/Alaska Natives in the Secret Service. He has served in this role since 2010 where he is responsible for identifying agency policies, procedures, and practices that adversely impact American Indians/Alaska Natives within the USSS. As of 2020, SSA Wind works out of the Oklahoma City Field Office where he is currently the back-up supervisor for the United States Secret Service Oklahoma Financial and Electronic Crimes Task Force. SSA Wind was also responsible for the coordination of initiatives mandated by the Department of Homeland Security and the White House which led to him co-developing the US Secret Service’s Wounded Warrior and Military Spouse Mentorship Program (a pilot program) and being requested by the White House to be a speaker at President Obama’s White House Tribal Youth Summit. SSA William Wind enjoys spending time with his family and is active within the Yardeka Muscogee (Creek) Indian Community. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to SSA William Wind for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted, Produced, and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Mar 09, 2020
Ep. #018 - Operations Benefactor and Dejavu with SA Logan Workman
00:41:47
Episode #018 - Back in May 2017, the Secret Service, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Miami Dade Police Department were notified by Target Special Investigators regarding several suspects impersonating Target headquarters’ employees who called stores around the U.S. to get employees to load money on Target gift cards to purchase and sell items at a later date. Our guest this month work for more than a year and a half on the case, which resulted in Operations Benefactor and Dejavu to bring in these fraudsters into custody. This episode introduces a first for Standing Post. Our first call-in guest from the Field. The audio will be a little different but we hope to continue improving on our interviews to keep bringing you stories from the field. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to SA Logan Workman for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Feb 07, 2020
Ep. #017 - Emergency Response Team with Sgt.Tech. Darrione Nall
00:41:56
Episode #017 Please welcome Secret Service Sergeant-Technician Darrione Nall who is one of our officers in the Uniformed Division. Sergeant Nall is part of a special group of officers on the Emergency Response Team (ERT). ERT is specialized in tactical weapons and training, and they also have a Tactical Canine Unit. They provide perimeter security, conduct sweeps, respond to any breaches, and assist in suspect apprehension. "QRF" - Quick Reaction Force "ERT" Emergency Response Team "PT" Physical Training For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Sergeant Nall for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jan 13, 2020
Ep. #016 - International Programs Division with SA Casey Stumpf
00:38:41
Episode #016 - Please welcome International Programs Division's Special Agent Casey Stumpf. The International Programs Division was created in February 2009 to provide administrative and operational support to the foreign offices. IPD acts as a liaison between the foreign offices, USSS Headquarters, the Department of State, and other federal law enforcement agencies. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special thanks to Casey for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Dec 10, 2019
Ep. #015 - First Female Special Agents with Kathryn Childers and Sue Ann Baker Pt. 2
00:40:01
Standing Post brings you part two of our interview with two of the first five female Special Agents in the U.S. Secret Service, Kathryn Childers, and Sue Ann Baker. These two women were sworn in on December 15, 1971, along with Laurie Anderson, Holly Hufschmidt and Phyllis Shantz. These ladies paved the way for women today to achieve a federal law enforcement career with the Secret Service. We hope you enjoy the show. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to both Kathryn Childers and Sue Ann Baker for their time and support. Special thanks to our Forensic Services Division for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Nov 12, 2019
Ep. #014 - First Female Special Agents with Kathryn Childers and Sue Ann Baker Pt. 1
00:46:55
Standing Post brings you two of the first five female Special Agents in the U.S. Secret Service, Kathryn Childers, and Sue Ann Baker. These two women were sworn in on December 15, 1971, along with Laurie Anderson, Holly Hufschmidt and Phyllis Shantz. These ladies paved the way for women today to achieve a federal law enforcement career with the Secret Service. We hope you enjoy the show. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to both Kathryn Childers and Sue Ann Baker for their time and support. Special thanks to our Forensic Services Division for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Oct 10, 2019
Ep. #013 - Medal Of Honor Recipient SA Ronald Shurer II
01:04:04
Episode #013 - Please welcome Medal of Honor Recipient Special Agent Ronald J Shurer II. SA Shurer is a current member of the Secret Service Counter Assault Team (CAT) and is a former United States Army Special Forces Staff Sergeant and Medic. As a senior medical sergeant during the Battle of Shok Valley in April 2008, he and his team were attacked by an enemy force of more than 200 fighters. Shurer fought more than an hour to reach parts of his unit. He was awarded the Silver Star for his actions. On October 1, 2018, he was upgraded and awarded the Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump at a ceremony in the White House for his courageous and brave efforts helping to save the lives of his team. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Ron for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Sep 11, 2019
Ep. #012 - The 26th Director of the U.S. Secret Service, Mr. James Murray
00:48:54
Episode #012 - Please welcome the 26th Director of the United States Secret Service, James M. Murray. In this episode, he discusses his past history with the organization and provides a small insight into the future of the organization, while telling a few stories along the way. Director Murray is the 26th Director of the U.S. Secret Service, sworn into office on May 1, 2019. As Director, Mr. Murray is responsible for the successful execution of the dual Investigative and Protective missions of the Secret Service. He leads a diverse workforce, comprised of more than 7,000 Special Agents, Uniformed Division Officers, Technical Law Enforcement Officers, and Administrative, Professional, and Technical personnel. For more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to the Director for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter@secretservice, Instagram@secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube@US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Aug 15, 2019
Ep. #011 - Murders in Muskegon County with IA Ryan Heethius
00:33:51
Episode #011 - Please welcome Investigative Analyst Ryan Heethius of the Paris Field Office. IA Heethius is under the Investigative Support Division (ISD) for the Office of Investigations. Ryan has worked in many different cases to include, counterfeit operations, money laundering, homicide, and cybercrime. The role of an Investigative Analysts are multi-faceted, consisting of broad-based criminological research, link analysis, intelligence data gathering, performing complex statistical analysis and trend forecasting for criminal and protective intelligence, develops curricula for and provides high-quality training for investigators, researchers, and support staff. IAs also travel frequently to support field offices and task forces, often assisting with search warrants and asset forfeiture. The work of IAs involve extensive knowledge of criminological theories, research methodologies, and the development and use of investigative and intelligence systems and analysis of investigative cases such as; financial crimes, access device fraud, telecom fraud, high-tech crimes, counterfeit U.S. currency and obligations, and protective intelligence. Special Thanks to Ryan Heethius and ISD for their time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS&p=1 Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jul 10, 2019
Ep. #010 - Electronic Crimes Task Force with SA Mark Grantz
00:37:22
Episode #010 Please welcome Special Agent Mark Grantz from the Washington Field Office. SA Grantz supervises WFO's Electronic Crimes Task Force for the Washington, DC area and has served in the Secret Service for almost 20 years. For more information, please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to SA Mark Grantz for his time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Jun 06, 2019
Ep. #009 - USSS Uniformed Division with Lt. Steven Stasiuk
00:38:14
Episode #009 Please welcome Lieutenant Steven Stasiuk of the Secret Service Uniformed Division. Lt. Stasiuk is a 22-year veteran of the Uniformed Division who currently works for the Foreign Missions Branch in Washington D.C. Standing Post invited him on the show to discuss the Uniformed Division's mission and culture. Special Thanks to Steven Stasiuk for his time and support.  Special thanks to FSD for their time and support.  Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
May 06, 2019
Ep. #008 - Secret Service Legend Mr. Clint Hill Pt. 2
00:30:29
Clint Hill is an author and speaker. He is a guest speaker at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and continues to participate with present-day Secret Service personnel in discussing protective activities and procedures. If you would like more information on Clint Hill, he has authored three books and can be contacted through his website. Special Thanks to Mr. Clint Hill and Lisa McCubin for their time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and Editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Mar 14, 2019
Ep. #007 - Secret Service Legend Mr. Clint Hill Pt. 1
00:43:38
Episode #007 Pt. 1 – Please welcome Secret Service legend Retired Special Agent Clint Hill in part one of our two-part series. Mr. Clint Hill is a retired U.S. Secret Service Agent who served five presidents and was in the motorcade in Dallas on November 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Mr. Hill will forever be remembered for his brave and swift actions as he leaped onto the back of the presidential limousine in an effort to protect President and Mrs. Kennedy while shots were being fired. Mr. Clint Hill is an author and speaker. He is a guest speaker at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and continues to participate with present-day Secret Service personnel in discussing protective activities and procedures. If you would like more information on Clint Hill, he has authored three books and can be contacted through his website. Special Thanks to Mr. Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin for their time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and Editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Feb 12, 2019
Ep. #006 - Uniformed Division Officer Jay Castro with K-9 Partner Willy
00:40:20
Episode #006 – Welcome Officer Technician Jay Castro and his K-9 partner Willy. Jay is a K-9 Officer under the Special Operations Branch of the Uniformed Division. Willy is a Belgian Malinois who entered duty with the U.S. Secret Service on April 1, 2015. The Canine Unit’s mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for individuals and locations protected by the U.S. Secret Service. This coverage includes but is not limited to security sweeps, bomb threats, suspicious packages, vehicles, and material examinations. The Canine Unit provides this coverage on a 24/7 basis in support of the White House Complex, Foreign Missions Branch, and the Vice President’s Residence while supporting protective details worldwide. Belgium Malinois are prized for their versatility and high work-drive, because of this they are highly sought after as police and military K-9s. The American Kennel Club describes the Malinois as confident, smart, and a world-class worker. If you would like more information please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to UD Officer Technician Jay Castro and K-9 partner Willy for their time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Dec 06, 2018
Ep. #005 - Counterfeit Take Down with SA Rafael Barros & Ret. SA Tony Chapa
00:38:25
Episode #005 – Welcome Special Agent Rafael Barros, Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge (ATSAIC) of the Talent and Acquisition Division (TAD) under the Office of Human Resources for the U.S. Secret Service. Joining him is retired Special Agent Tony Chapa. Tony retired as the Assistant Director of the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) after being the Special Agent in Charge (SAIC) of the Los Angeles Field Office. During the Civil War, one-third of the currency in circulation was counterfeit. In 1865 President Abraham Lincoln created the Secret Service under the Treasury Department to suppress the counterfeit and stop counterfeiters. Today the Secret Service has a dual mission of safeguarding the financial and critical infrastructure of the United States and protecting the nation’s leaders. The two core missions of investigations and protection synergize with each other. Combating counterfeit has always been the cornerstone of this elite law enforcement agency, one thing that stands the test of time is taking down counterfeiters. Know Your Money Education on genuine U.S. Currency and Federal Reserve Notes https://www.secretservice.gov/data/KnowYourMoney.pdf or please go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T94oYqwARX8 to watch the Know Your Money video or please go to www.uscurrency.gov If you would like more information, please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to SA Rafael Barros and retired SA Tony Chapa for their time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and help of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez The United States Secret Service sponsors this episode. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Nov 06, 2018
Ep. #004 - Combating Cybercrime with SA Matt O'Neill
00:50:12
Episode #004 – October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. On this episode Special Agent Matt O’Neill, Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge (ATSAIC) of the Criminal Investigative Division (CID) under Investigations (INV) talks with us about Cyber-crime, Identity Theft, Business Email Compromise, his efforts in apprehending computer hackers and the creation of the Global Investigative Operations Center (GIOC). Business Email Compromise (BEC) is an emerging financial cyber threat in which organized groups have targeted various institutions in the form of, companies, non-profits and government organizations. The scheme relies on deceiving the victims through a multifaceted, sophisticated fraud using hackers, social engineers, pre-established bank accounts and employees that have access to an institution’s finances. If you would like more information please contact the GIOC at gioc@usss.dhs.gov or your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to SA O’Neill for his time and support.  Special thanks to FSD for their time and support.  Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and produced by Cody Starken, Associate Producer and Editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service.  www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here:  www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast.  This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service?  Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast at Apple podcasts, Google Podcasts, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Oct 09, 2018
Ep. #003 - Protecting The Nation's Children with SA Joan Hoback
00:22:21
Episode #003 – Protecting the Nation’s Children w/ SA Joan Hoback - Welcome Special Agent Joan Hoback, Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge (ASAIC) of the Forensic Services Division (FSD) for the U.S. Secret Service. On this episode, we discuss our partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). This initiative is the Childhood Smart Program, which heightens awareness regarding child safety issues. It focuses on delivering age-appropriate real world and Internet safety presentations to children in classrooms, camps, community events, and more. SA Joan Hoback talks with us about the partnership, educational resources, and the importance of outreach to schools and communities regarding the dangers children face online. In 1984, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), which established in 1984, is a non-profit organization working with law enforcement, families, and the professionals who serve them on issues related to missing and exploited children. The U.S. Secret Service is authorized, at the request of any state or local law enforcement agency, or at the request of NCMEC to provide forensic and investigative assistance in support of any investigation involving missing or exploited children. For more information on training for the Childhood Smart Program, please contact your local Secret Service field office at www.secretservice.gov or fsdncmec@usss.dhs.gov or www.missingkids.com. Special Thanks to SA Hoback for her time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and help. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor Starr Vazquez The United States Secret Service sponsors this episode. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police Standing Post altered the music from the original soundrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast @ Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Sep 06, 2018
Ep. #002 - National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) with Dr. Lina Alathari
00:31:21
Episode #002 – Welcome Dr. Lina Alathari, Chief of the National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) under the Protective Intelligence and Assessment Division (PID) for the Secret Service. On this episode, we discuss enhancing school safety. The United State Secret Service (USSS) released their National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) Operational Guide for Preventing School Violence on July 12, 2018. Dr. Alathari talks with us about ensuring safe learning environments for elementary and secondary school students, educators, administrators, and others. We discuss training the Secret Service personnel provides across the country free of charge to help aid in this pursuit. NTAC’S recent releases include Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model, Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model Brief, USSS Report on Mass Attacks in Public Spaces. Along with a quick reference guide titled, "Making Schools Safer." NTAC’s latest study examined 43 attacks directed toward federal facilities and officials in the United States from 2001 – 2013. Please visit www.secretservice.gov/protectio/ntac/ to access all information. For more information on training for school safety, please contact your local Secret Service Field Office at www.secretservice.gov Special Thanks to Dr. Lina Alathari for her time and support. Special thanks to FSD for their time and support. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their continued time and support of this podcast. Hosted and Edited by: Cody Starken, Associate Producer and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: www.hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police Standing Post altered the music from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work Attribution-Noncommercial-sharealike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice, Instagram @secretservice, Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial, YouTube @US Secret Service, and LinkedIn @U.S. Secret Service Subscribe to the podcast @iTunes, Stitcher App, or SoundCloud.com and find it at www.secretservice.gov/press/social-media/
Aug 06, 2018
Ep. #001 - Welcome To Standing Post! Mr. Ronald Layton
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Episode 1 - Standing Post with Ron Layton Welcome, thanks for taking the time to listen to our very first episode of the new Podcast, "Standing Post." In this first episode, we introduce you to the Deputy Assistant Director, Ronald Layton. With Ron’s help, we will take you through a brief history of the agency, his personal journey on becoming a Secret Service Special Agent, what it’s like behind the scenes, and some interesting facts you may not know about the people, mission, and our historic organization that was created by President, Abraham Lincoln hours before he was assassinated. Hosted by Cody Starken, he delves into the iconic United States Secret Service; an organization usually kept very private by its workforce. Wherein, he takes the listener on a journey with him to discover the unique people who champion the agency every day and make up the extraordinary, 153-year-old federal law enforcement institution it has become. Special thanks to our guest Ron Layton for his time and support. Special thanks to James Morrison and Gary Byrne for their subject matter expertise. Special thanks to the executive leadership of the U. S. Secret Service and the Office of Communication and Media Relations for their encouragement and dedication to this endeavor. Hosted, and Edited by: Cody Starken Associate Producer, and assistant editor: Starr Vazquez This episode is sponsored by the United States Secret Service. www.secretservice.gov Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police. The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to create the intro and outro of the podcast. This work is Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which the license definition is located here: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-….0/us/legalcode Want to join the Secret Service? Click here to start your journey: https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?k=USSS Please visit us at: Twitter @secretservice Instagram @secretservice Facebook @UnitedStatesSecretServiceOfficial YouTube @US Secret Service LinkedIn at U.S. Secret Service. Subscribe to the podcast @iTunes, Stitcher App or Soundcloud
Jul 05, 2018
Standing Post Teaser
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The United States Secret service is proud to introduce to you the very first episode of our the new Podcast, "Standing Post: Inside Stories of the Secret Service." I’m your host, Cody Starken, and I’ll take you on a learning adventure about what the U.S. Secret Service has to offer. On July 5th, 2018, we introduce to you the Deputy Assistant Director of Protective Operations Mr. Ronald Layton. With Ron’s help, we will take you through a brief history of the agency and provide insight into the culture of this great organization. Mr. Layton will talk about his journey on becoming a Secret Service Special Agent, what it’s like behind the scenes and some interesting facts you may not know about the people, mission, and the organization. Music is “Nova Police” by Hermelin, found here: https://hermelin.bandcamp.com/track/nova-police. The music used in the podcast was altered from the original soundtrack by cutting specific sections of the music to fit the theme of the podcast. This work is Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US), which the license definition is located here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
Jun 20, 2018