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Secret Service Has History Of Bad Behavior

May 3, 2012 by  

Secret Service Has History Of Bad Behavior
Old reports reveal a history of misconduct within the Secret Service.

In the aftermath of the Cartegena prostitution scandal, old news is making new headlines.

Ronald Kessler, author of In the President’s Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect, points out that when Vice President Joe Biden tossed the first pitch at the April 6, 2009, Baltimore Orioles’ game, more than 40,000 fans were not screened, and Biden was not wearing a bulletproof vest.

He also notes that attendees are not screened at one out of every five major Presidential events.

Furthermore, he says that agents have failed firearm and fitness tests, but are allowed to write their own scores. According to Kessler, one of the President’s agents is so unconditioned that she cannot open the heavy limousine doors.

In 2002, reports reveal that agents met a 20-year-old female at a bar and invited her back to their hotel hot tub. The boyfriend of the girl, Zachary Elson, got into a confrontation with agent Kelly Ward. At some point during the argument, part of Elson’s ear was bitten off. No charges were filed at that time.

Also in 2002, there was a sexual assault case during the Winter Olympics in Provo, Utah. According to reports, three agents took three female college students to IHOP. Afterward, they went back to the agents’ hotel room. Two days later, the women came back to the hotel room and consumed massive amounts of alcohol. Allegedly, sexual assaults ensued.

According to reports, it seems that at least two, and perhaps all three, of the women may have been sexually assaulted.

Daniel “Todd” Cranor is the only agent to be identified in the case. He admits to having sex with one of the women, but he believed that it was consensual. Reportedly, Cranor gave one of the inebriated women a bath. When the other two tried to stop him, he said that his “Secret Service training taught him how to deal with these kinds of situations.”

Cranor was charged with disorderly conduct and sentenced to 30 hours of community service.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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  • Peter

    The agents assigned to JFK in Dallas were partying the night before the President was killed — apparantly at a club owned by owned by Jack Ruby.

    • Mike in MI

      Suppose we could get those same agents to come back and work on Oblama-lama-ding-dong’s team?

    • charlie

      the agents and Ruby were a team ,,,the agents killed JFK and Ruby killed the fall guy to keep his mouth shut ,,,Oswald did not have a top secret clearance …

  • Eric

    The club they were at the night before in Fort Worth was not owned by Jack Ruby. Ruby’s club was in Dallas.

  • Bev

    Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do when they come for you? Wheels up, rings off.

  • dan

    …eat ,drink and be merry , for tomorrow….
    You’d have to be nuts to take a job like that,anyway.

    • charlie

      yeah,,, they have big nuts,,, that’s what got them into trouble…

  • ranger hall

    Its a Boring Kick back Job, Worst part is putting up with the wife and Family. Like i say tho its a good paying job with lots of benifits. Allows a lot of time to Party even right up tp the Pres and his staff, When out of Country everything goes. And most all of it is on the tax payers dollar.

    • charlie

      the dumb a$$ American pay ALL gubmint bills that’s why the agents should have paid the pimp and whore top dollar ,,,it’s only paper money which ain’t money,,, If your going to pay low dollar make sure they have a top secret clearance …

  • James

    When it comes to the sex scandal, so what, you hire a bunch of warriors who have been shooting up people on the battle field and like warriors of any age they are going to have passions, doesn’t matter if you put them in suit, you can’t expect warriors to be the purest of the pure.

    • charlie

      all hired guns have a “Contract” ,,, they did not go by the “Contract” and We are paying them ,,,so ,,, fire em…

  • jopa

    Oh my goodness an SS member had sex with a woman in a hot tub in 2002 and the world is still turning. Stuff like Larry Craig looking for love in all the wrong places like (The mens room at the Minneapolis airport).Now that is disgusting and noteworthy somewhat.Not that he is gay but his choice of where he is looking for his lovers.This SS thing is much ado about nothing.

    • charlie

      a violation of the “Contract”,,,so,,, fire emm…

  • Kate8

    Apparently you guys don’t get around much. Such entertainment has always been the norm with people of money and power…they all employ them.

    Despite the blackout of the story in the American press, the foreign press (including Cartagena) has reported that there was an attempt on O’s life, and it seems that some of the secret service was involved. This was the real reason for their dismissal.

    This info is available if you search. Our news is so ridiculously censored…and spun.

    • charlie

      the agents missed an opportunity to out another President ,,,so,,, fire emm…


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