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US Secret Service: Under What Office?

I believe that a U.S. Secret Service Agent is classified as part of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Initially they were part of the U.S. Treasury Dept. and today are classified under the Dept of Homeland Defense. Is this correct?

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You are not correct. The Secret Service is still under the Direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. Remember a large part of the Secret Service mission is to secure the currency and full faith and credit instruments of ...

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The solution was created to help in determining the hierarchy and the office of government that is in charge of the U.S. Secret Service. The solution is short and concise but provides the necessary information to settle the argument described (see long description).