The President of the United States is always at risk. The agents of the Secret Service are trained to be prepared for any scenario and stay one step ahead of an attacker. Armed with the most accurate weapons and the latest technology, the Secret Service plans everything from White House fortifications to elaborate campaign security and overseas travel precautions. These men are the President's living shield who will stop at nothing to keep him safe.
The Home Front See how the Secret Service has transformed the White House into a fortress and made a limousine into a beast. Relying on their training, technology and most of all, ingenuity, the agents create a living shield around the President to keep him safe on the home front. Campaign Nightmare Learning from both John and Robert Kennedy's assassinations, as well as the attempt on Governor George Wallace, the Secret Service has constructed an intricate plan of protection to keep the President safe on the road. Get a close-up look at their hand-to-hand combat skills, and the high-tech devices and specialised vehicles used by the agents when transporting the President. On Enemy Soil The President is the leader of the United States, but duty often calls on him to travel to other countries. And when he does, the Secret Service is by his side, planning every step. The challenges are far greater when travelling, especially to a war zone. How do you keep a target as big as the President safe in a place where bombings and gunfire are an everyday occurrence?