21 Amazing Facts About the Secret Service You've Never Heard Of

  • Published on May 3, 2018
  • The work of the “men in black”, also known as the United States Secret Service, is shrouded in mystery and myths. We’re about to lift that veil of secrecy and discover some facts about these special agents. Their secret headquarters, code names they give presidents, their distinct hand position: there’s a lot to find out.
    The vice-president, the first family, former presidents and their families, and visiting heads of foreign states are also under the protection of the Service. Presidential candidates are also taken care of for 120 days before an election. All agents also undergo a skills development course every 8 weeks to keep them on top of their game.
    Each president’s route is thoroughly researched so that a hospital is always 10 minutes away. The agents have this time to take emergency measures.
    Jimmy Carter’s code name was Deacon, Bill Clinton was called Eagle, and Donald Trump’s code name is Mogul.
    One of the Secret Service’s rules is that the president should never be left alone. Agents have to participate in everything in his life, including his hobbies and visits to the doctor.
    There are more of them than we think. 0:43
    They don’t just guard presidents. 1:00
    There are 3 service phases. 1:31
    They’re trained to throw themselves in front of bullets. 1:53
    They’re ready to provide first aid. 2:23
    They keep a bag of the president’s blood on them. 2:50
    Mount Weather isn’t a myth. 3:20
    Presidents have code names. 3:58
    There are motion sensors in the floor of the Oval Office. 4:30
    They participate in the president’s hobbies. 4:49
    They go to the doctor with the president. 5:18
    They track all threatening letters. 5:49
    They monitor and record everything. 6:37
    They don’t take an oath to die for their president. 7:07
    There’s only been one agent killed in the line of duty. 7:28
    They keep their headquarters a secret. 7:50
    The Secret Service was established the day Lincoln was shot. 8:24
    The Secret Service wasn’t created to protect the president. 8:48
    They don’t always wear sunglasses. 9:14
    They make mistakes too. 9:36
    Their hands are always ready. 9:55
    -There are around 6,500 agents.
    -Technically, the Secret Service has to protect anyone the President orders them to guard.
    -Agents first have to work in the office for 3 years. The second phase with challenging tasks lasts for 4-7 years. In the final phase, an agent is promoted to a higher position or returns to office work.
    -They use bullets specifically made for these training sessions that sting when they hit you and leave a colored mark but don’t actually hurt the agents.
    -Every agent has basic medical skills and is ready to keep calm in a critical situation.
    -Top agents always carry bags of the president’s blood so that there’s no risk with donors.
    -One member of the Cabinet doesn’t attend State of the Union address because he’s hidden in an underground bunker in Mount Weather, Virginia under the protection of the Secret Service.
    -For example, Barack Obama was Renegade, his wife was Renaissance, and their daughters were Radiance and Rosebud.
    -Agents can easily trace any movement and any potential threat with the help of sensors in the floor of the Oval Office.
    -Secret Service agents pick up different hobbies and develop new skills along with the Commander in Chief.
    -The president can’t be alone with a doctor without an agent as an escort, no matter what the president’s problem is.
    -The Secret Service checks all electronic and paper letters that contain any threats, even if they’re just a joke.
    -Agents always use as many cameras and video surveillance as they can.
    -There is no romantic “swearing” to take a bullet for the president.
    -There’s only been one case in history when a Secret Service agent died for the President.
    -The Secret Service headquarters is located in D.C. in a grey nine-story building without any identifying signs in H-street.
    -President Lincoln approved the idea of Secret Service the day he was shot.
    -Its original main purpose was to deal with counterfeiters and financial fraud.
    -The glare or lack of light could cause them to miss something important, so the agents don’t always wear sunglasses.
    -While Barack Obama was in an elevator with an armed officer, a man with a knife managed to trespass The White House grounds by jumping over a fence.
    -Their finger position may differ, but the meaning is always the same: the agents are ready to react quickly and draw their weapons.
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Comments • 625

    BRIGHT SIDE  6 months ago +31

    Everybody is cooler with sunglasses, right? 😎
    Btw, here're some tricks for those who wear glasses thexvid.com/video/wIHuVFyRJIo/video.html

  • André Kruger
    André Kruger Hour ago

    ..."You've Never Heard Of.."?? well everyone who has seen this has heard of them all, so this is a lie!

  • christina
    christina 17 hours ago

    Trump is not a President for the U.S. he was injected by Putin, he's a treasonous, corrupt, obstructtion of justice, colluding POS for Putin, he should not be showns as one.

  • Don RETSAS
    Don RETSAS 21 hour ago

    What a waste of MONEY.

  • Sharad Sheth
    Sharad Sheth Day ago


  • Princess Moccasin

    So did they go after Madonna?

  • Mary Patton
    Mary Patton 2 days ago

    All this intelligence and protection and still 9/11. Strange. Maybe secret service isn't so hot.

  • kw0s
    kw0s 2 days ago +2

    I will send a fake letter from the gophers in my yard to Mogul. I hope MIB will come and clear my yard? While at it, let me add roach, ants or bed bugs and more... (add my annoying neighbor?)

  • Lyle Raustadt
    Lyle Raustadt 2 days ago +1

    Jame s West protected President Grant , the rest is history!

  • Linda Blansett
    Linda Blansett 3 days ago

    What surprised me most is that you would share the code name of the current sitting president.
    Other than that was that they carry the bag blood and have to go to the doctor with the President.

    SRTHEMIMOPAR 4 days ago

    Quit showing bozobama he was illegally elected and is not a U.S. citizen..voter fraud is real.

  • R. R.
    R. R. 5 days ago +1

    It would be nice if you took Obumma's picture out of there. He is a disgrace to our country he ripped us taxpayers off for a lot of money it is still being paid and protected. Where's the justice?

  • yypBobbie Cheaney
    yypBobbie Cheaney 5 days ago

    So what did Bette Midler Get?

  • Perroski Mango
    Perroski Mango 5 days ago

    None surprised me

  • Perroski Mango
    Perroski Mango 5 days ago +1

    This not the secret part of secret service who knows what they actually do besides these operations

  • Perroski Mango
    Perroski Mango 5 days ago

    Treating a president is not a joke

  • Perroski Mango
    Perroski Mango 5 days ago

    Trump was in home alone movie

  • Perroski Mango
    Perroski Mango 5 days ago +1

    Eagle billy got the best one

  • Mark Donlee
    Mark Donlee 6 days ago +1

    They Called it a secret but they told everything .. LoL

    • Perroski Mango
      Perroski Mango 5 days ago

      This is information that is public not secret at all

  • J.B. J.B.
    J.B. J.B. 6 days ago


  • Julie Cain
    Julie Cain 7 days ago

    Your information is dated...there has been another agent who died from sampling President Trump's personal care products.

    • Nmrr Mike
      Nmrr Mike 6 days ago

      McCarthy was wounded in the abdomen by John Hinckley, Jr. during the Ronald Reagan assassination attempt. Coffelt is still the only Secret Service member to have been killed whilst defending a U.S. President.

  • Peter Cross
    Peter Cross 7 days ago +1

    Hi, sorry but l have a question, If they are so well trained, refreshed every 8 weeks, etc etc, why have so many of the people they look after been shot. oh, and that clip with the sun glasses and the Range Rovers, is shot in England and from a Promo Video. .

  • Kevin Brown
    Kevin Brown 7 days ago

    Please delete the puke Obama's photo...

  • Colin L
    Colin L 8 days ago +1

    They also carry all the gasoline, service thingys, mechanics for the Limo. They never buy foreign parts or fuel.

  • Sun Shine
    Sun Shine 8 days ago +5

    Well, I guess the secret is out now...

  • seawolfnavy
    seawolfnavy 10 days ago

    The Secret Service,back in the old days, was in charge of making the FBI... course it was only a few agents... Amazing, you forget about the uniform Secret Service... Overlooked them by accident???

  • Vidal Garner
    Vidal Garner 12 days ago +2

    Love making this possibly secrete information public

    CHIRAG BOKOLIA 12 days ago

    Fake and boring don not now why does this channel even present in the world

  • Mariam Torres
    Mariam Torres 12 days ago

    What a bloody life . Who wants that kind of life . They want power and be a leader but technically they have no freedom . Wonder if that secret service is also must be present when the president is in his private room with his wife . Yuck !

  • John Straub
    John Straub 13 days ago +1

    I imagine there are a lot of things that were not presented in this video. Some may be disinformation too. The two men you saw at the bottom of the steptruck in the last few moments are not USSS, They are USAF Security Force members permanently assigned to Air Force One. They provide protection 24/7/365 world wide. The aircraft is never left alone. As far as local law enforcement trying to arrest the President, never gonna happen. Too many walls are in place for that to happen. Walls in the lawyer and legal sense. The Secret Service would never allow local law enforcement to carry out an arrest. That is above just about everyone's pay grade.

  • smokeacoil !
    smokeacoil ! 13 days ago

    He can see the Dr alone

  • stupid fuck
    stupid fuck 13 days ago

    Funda wear...😉

  • Amanda H
    Amanda H 15 days ago

    I’d add to this list that they, like the rest of us, have personal opinions about the President. The one agent I talked to: not a fan of Trump. While he didn’t out right bash him, it was clear from what he said that he did not care for the guy!

  • dave keim
    dave keim 15 days ago

    if i was in the secret service and they told me i had to guard trumpdick i would tell them to stick it .

  • Jazmin Lopez
    Jazmin Lopez 16 days ago

    Fun fact, I want to join the ˢᵉᶜʳᵉᵗ ˢᵉʳᵛᶦᶜᵉ

  • starbattle008
    starbattle008 16 days ago

    the one with the fake hand at trumps inauguration is easy to point out. it's so his real hand under his jacket is within easy reach of his gun if anything happens

  • manstersr
    manstersr 17 days ago

    # 18. Ronald Reagan's SS agent Tim McCarthy jumped in front of him when Hinkley tried to assassinate Reagan knowing he would be shot. In the video you can see him make himself a human shield for Reagan.

  • Shawnda Dickerson
    Shawnda Dickerson 18 days ago

    Like they really going to tell us the truth

  • David Mehnert
    David Mehnert 18 days ago

    They are also in charge of investigating the defacement of currency. So if you happen to be an artist - or writer - who is known for his poetry, and write a poem on a dollar bill and give it as a tip to a drink server in a casino like Harrah’s, knowing she can sell it for $500 or $800 on a collector’s market, but a Harrah’s manager wants to harass you, he can call the Secret Service ... who, quite rightly, will decline to investigate or press charges, because if what that writer was doing was illegal, it would also be illegal to use an authentification pen on a dollar bill, or wash it in a jeans pocket, or even drop it (accidentally) in a campfire.... In fact, it would be illegal to tear a dollar bill in half and tape it back together, in the view of Harrah’s, if they didn’t like you tipping a server... Or - in point of fact - they had been collecting and selling them on their own, but just didn’t like it when the server refused to hand hers over.
    Hooray for the Secret Service. Hooray for common sense.

  • Jesse Nance
    Jesse Nance 19 days ago

    Some of this could be dangerous to know, however accurate or not.

  • Will Ward
    Will Ward 19 days ago

    #1: The secret service is in charge of securing the u.s. currency. I.E. they will enforce against counterfeiting of the u.s. currency. How is this not in the list?!

  • Peasant Gaming
    Peasant Gaming 21 day ago


  • Dale Morrison
    Dale Morrison 21 day ago

    I actually didn’t know that the secret service was NOT created to protect the president...I did know about the money deal but I thought it was along with protecting the president...cool learn something new everyday...

  • Christofer Riche
    Christofer Riche 23 days ago +1

    So, do the secret service sleep near the president too

  • storm boy
    storm boy 23 days ago

    what you said is the daily work description for any security guard ! its their job to protect the country officials and their visitors. sunglasses or not or holding blood on them their hands ready to shoot etc etc are just exaggerating and attention seeking.

    TAO TAO 26 days ago +2

    I have a question for Bright Side. What is the role of the Secret Service if a separate law enforcement agency attempts to arrest a sitting president and he resists?

    • Colin L
      Colin L 8 days ago +1

      Id like to know too! Someone shoulda body slammed obama (3 times), cuff and tazed that traitor, knee-struck him in the family jewels at least 5 times, knocked all him false teef out and dropped him off on Devils Island for life. The evil sonuvabitch! Only person worse than obama is an obama voter who is the DUMBEST animal on this planet.

  • Drama Geek
    Drama Geek 28 days ago +3

    Okay I lived in Washington DC for a while and walked by their HQ. It's not that secret.

  • Ryan JL
    Ryan JL 28 days ago

    MAGA 🇺🇸

  • Calvin Miller
    Calvin Miller Month ago +1

    one major important question. Is the info provided here legal to tell people?

  • Steven Paul
    Steven Paul Month ago

    Who else came here seeing the thumbnail

  • Christopher Van Der Walt

    WOW you are are such a f%$^ing genius really!!!

  • James Benedict
    James Benedict Month ago

    Trump's code name=Dumbo!

  • Angela Lawson
    Angela Lawson Month ago +1

    I wish I could say what I really think but big brother may be watching.

  • JimmyDickens1
    JimmyDickens1 Month ago

    One of your “facts” is false. Therefore all the rest are suspect. Nice try.

  • Games&More4
    Games&More4 2 months ago +1

    Were did you get this information from someone get the secret service lol

  • Richard Cabral
    Richard Cabral 2 months ago

    Why is trumps eyelids so white. Another thing, he’s a billionaire he can’t afford hair?

  • Harshvardhan Mutatkar
    Harshvardhan Mutatkar 2 months ago +1

    Agents also go in toilet and bathroom with president

  • sergey vasilyev jr
    sergey vasilyev jr 2 months ago

    Too many wrong facts

  • Maximos Rahmati
    Maximos Rahmati 2 months ago

    Does this mean that this is part of my life? Can't g anywhere without this?

  • Charmz007
    Charmz007 2 months ago

    Mobile Blood banks huh! how cool is that....ma name is Niklaus Mikaelson

  • Donnell Vickers
    Donnell Vickers 2 months ago +1

    So what do they do after the president get out of office. Do they throw the blood away

    • Iman
      Iman 2 months ago

      No, they use it to make mini presidential clones.

  • C. Haas
    C. Haas 2 months ago

    Get BORAK HUSSAIN OBOMA'S face off this video he's a disgrace to our country

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  • circa1970
    circa1970 2 months ago

    So is Obama or Trump president, couldn't tell by the video

  • Captain Cuck
    Captain Cuck 2 months ago +12

    >"secret service agents are trained to throw themselves in front of bullets"
    >"Secret service agents aren't required to take an oath to give their own lives for the president"
    My... My head hurts

    • Andrew White
      Andrew White 2 months ago +2

      They're trained how to do it but it's not required. Simple enough?

  • David Starkey
    David Starkey 2 months ago

    Here's one they didn't mention - they have absolutely NO SENSE OF HUMOR WHATSOEVER. Of course, given the serious nature of their work - that is as it SHOULD be.

  • David Starkey
    David Starkey 2 months ago

    16 - I knew about nearly everything, including the first aid, but didn't know about the blood. That would require cooling, which would likely mean ice rattling around in something. So, I am curious as to HOW they do it - BUT I'M NOT ASKING.

  • David Kirkpatrick
    David Kirkpatrick 2 months ago

    Fact #22 they hated Hillary

  • iraplikeyoubreathe
    iraplikeyoubreathe 2 months ago

    The men in black are not secret service, the men in black are spec ops called t.r.e.a.t. "Tactical reconnaissance engagement assessment team.

  • Nazi Soldier
    Nazi Soldier 3 months ago

    At 5:12 he’s using scenes from home alone before he was even president

  • Vilma Balogh
    Vilma Balogh 3 months ago +7

    Mary Surratt. one of the Lincoln conspirators ,who was found guilty, and sentenced to hang, owned, and ran a boarding house on. 640 H Street NW.
    as Andrew Johnson said "The nest in which the egg was hatched"
    The first floor is now a Japanese restaurant a "Wok & Roll."

  • Dan Bongiorno
    Dan Bongiorno 3 months ago

    Is it true that they used to plug Hussein up the pooper?

  • Paul Gullo
    Paul Gullo 3 months ago

    Also this is ALL public knowledge!! Their code names are given out to the press even before they are sworn in. About 35-40% of this is accurate like I said that is a good thing. There are some things that the general public DOES NOT NEED TO KNOW and for a very good reason. And the part about the agents having a list is very true AND VERY LARGE ! Yes they do take an oath to protect the POTUS with their own life. I’m not sure how they got this wrong the only true part is being a member of the Protection Detail Is voluntary.

  • Paul Gullo
    Paul Gullo 3 months ago

    Not exactly accurate however THAT IS A VERY GOOD THING INDEED. It means that they are doing their jobs right. Also just one thing I will add as it will not breech any rules or code of conduct, only 2 agents carry one liter of blood each on them. The rest is kept in two other locations. One being The “ Beast” aka POTUS limousines and the rest is even distributed between the Ambulance which is usually 7-8 vehicles behind the Beast” and the rest at the two nearest hospitals on whichever route is taken while on the road. Well it is also carried on one of the Marine One helicopters that flys high above the motorcade at all times. This applies to VPOTUS as well as the Speaker of the House however not nearly as much blood and much smaller motorcades than the 23 vehicles that are standard for all trips outside of The District. Hope this wasps helpful & if you would like anymore unclassified information, let me know and I’ll do my best. God Bless ❤️🙏🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  • Aaron Maxwell
    Aaron Maxwell 3 months ago

    🕴🕴secret serice🕴🕴

  • Aaron Maxwell
    Aaron Maxwell 3 months ago

    🕴🕴secret Cervice's🕴🕴

  • blindtoby
    blindtoby 3 months ago


  • Jay Bruno
    Jay Bruno 3 months ago

    I volunteered with the secret service with President Gerrard Ford the agents told me I had enough clearance that I could go up and slap the President on the back and say HI BUT also told do NOT try it LOL . also I saw the jump cars and the arsenal they carried and there is always a helicopter flying above to pluck the President out ASAP . and I met the person who carries the launch codes BUT could not talk or distract him I learned most of these things you showed AND I was SO lucky BUT the MOST interesting thing was the last clip about the Hands waist high THANKS for the video

  • Sean O Leary
    Sean O Leary 3 months ago

    These is bad news

  • C-Sec Officer 123
    C-Sec Officer 123 3 months ago

    That scene at the end of Wild Wild West still bugs me.

  • Tenny sinner
    Tenny sinner 3 months ago

    then how did u know?

  • Michael Hughes
    Michael Hughes 3 months ago +1

    "They train with bullets designed to sting and leave a coloured mark". Yeah..... paintballs!

  • paul
    paul 3 months ago

    why protect trump? …...

    SOLOMON OLALERE 4 months ago

    No 2 is a surprise to me

  • charlie chann
    charlie chann 4 months ago

    I dont understand why expert bodyguards and armed escort personnel havent stopped the idiocracy surrounding Trump's "mysterious non human bodyguard" because it has a very easy explanation. Working for a contract company in Turkey many years ago we learned many discrete signs meant to make your co escorts easily convey messages. Each military security personnel along with private contractors use hand signals like this one routinely although each squad has a different meaning for the same signs. This probably was used to convey a minor threat level or a direction of movement sought by the non alien 👽 or robot 🤖 agent. Simple as that. Seems ppl always want to believe that there are much greater things happening rather than using common sense.

  • pro-self-offense
    pro-self-offense 4 months ago

    The thumbnail wasnt shown so...Clickbait 👎..The thumbnail pic shows a secret service agaent holding a pinky on his left hand which is tottaly a fake arm and hand so therfore under his jacket he has his real arm and hand on a weapon like the p90.

  • Edgar Cardenas
    Edgar Cardenas 4 months ago

    #$#$secret service #$#$sb ca 805 er el #$

  • Austria 1966
    Austria 1966 4 months ago

    brain Williams was a agent undercover

  • ngr fthm
    ngr fthm 4 months ago

    I liked the secret headquarters situated in H street, secret cafeteria and no trash cans.

  • Francelle Daco
    Francelle Daco 5 months ago


  • xTraFilms
    xTraFilms 5 months ago

    How would you know where a secret headquarters is? Liessss!

  • John Sebesta
    John Sebesta 5 months ago +1

    I was surprised that you knew all the code names. Even currently,

  • Eva Ddungu
    Eva Ddungu 5 months ago

    H street isn't secret any ore hahahahaha evil laugh

  • Owen Vetro
    Owen Vetro 5 months ago

    The secret service was made to deal with counterfeit cash during Lincoln’s presidency not when he was shot

  • joshua murphy
    joshua murphy 5 months ago

    all of them

  • Bloom Free
    Bloom Free 5 months ago +1

    Thank you for making and uploadng this video,:).
    Thank you for the secret information,:D.

  • AJTHEPRO dudes
    AJTHEPRO dudes 5 months ago +2

    Ok cool Bright side

    Wait you'll be arrested if you knew all this

    But are you in the secret service

    Edit: He lies
    Xd i just wrote that bit about if you'll be arrested

  • Big Paul
    Big Paul 5 months ago

    Secret service with secret bunker secret headquarter not to secret if you ask e

  • Mohamed Adam Mohamed
    Mohamed Adam Mohamed 5 months ago

    Special sun glasses.

  • Rohan Ramdial
    Rohan Ramdial 5 months ago

    What about Justin Trudeau does he have security like this