Secret Service-Training Activities
To acquaint local sworn law enforcement officials with the functions of the Secret Service, and the techniques of protecting dignitaries; to assist criminal investigators by training them in the basic examination of questioned documents, and brief law enforcement officials and money handlers in the techniques used in detecting counterfeit documents and money.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available
Powers, Authorities and Duties of the United states Secret Service, as amended, Public Law 95-81, 18 U.S.C 3056.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
For training in Questioned Document Course and/or Protective Operations Briefing, applicant must be a sworn member of a law enforcement agency.
Sworn members of police agencies.
Beneficiaries are sworn members of police agencies and specialized groups. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Contact the appropriate resident Secret Service office or the regional field office serving your jurisidction, to apply for admission to Questioned Document Course and the Protective Operations Briefing. Also, contact the resident Secret Service office or the regional office for information concerning requests for lecture presentations to groups on the detection of counterfeit money. Headquarters contact information is also listed in this accouncement.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
The Questioned Document Course is restricted to sworn law enforcment officers. Applicants are accepted in limited numbers upon the request of their departmental heads for training in the Secret Service Questioned Document Course. The training, while geared primarily to the Secret Service Special Agent, will provide introductory training in the fundamentals of document analysis with emphasis on handwriting examination and comparison. The Protective Operations Briefing is also restricted to sworn law enforcment officers and is provided for those officers who have the regular responsibility of protecting dignitaries which includes post assignments, use of follow-up vehicles, motorcade techniques, and advanced security arrangements. The Secret Service will provide the police officials with information which will assist them in helping the Secret Service carry out its protective responsibilities. (Upon request, regional Secret Service offices will brief bank tellers, department store cashiers, and other money handlers in the techniques of detecting counterfeit currency.).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Questioned Document Course lasts for two weeks; the Protective Operations Briefing is a four day course. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Questioned Document Course lasts for two weeks; the Protective Operations Briefing is a four-day course.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. See Catalog Appendix IV for addresses.
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service 245 Murray Drive SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20528 Phone: (202) 282-8000
(Training) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $0; FY 10 est $0
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