The Secret Service has over 6,500 employees
About 3,200 agents work in 150 offices in the U.S. and abroad, and around 1,300 of those agents are members of the Uniformed Division, responsible for offering protection to the White House.
The FBI grew out of the Secret Service
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In 1908, the Department of Justice hired Secret Service agents to conduct national investigations. The nine agents formed the Bureau of Investigation, later renamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Next, learn the secrets the FBI doesn’t want you to know.