The Secret Service is much in the news these days as a result of the election of a new US president. Many celebrities and high-profile public figures have bodyguards, but when it comes to protection and security, nobody does it better than the Secret Service. Keeping the commander-in-chief of the United States safe requires a level of vigilance and cautionary measures that is in another league entirely.
The Secret Service takes this job very seriously. But sometimes, things do happen, both funny and tragic. Here is a list of 10 facts about the Secret Service that might surprise you.