How to Become a Secret Service Agent

Secret Service Director Resigns Over Recent Security Breaches At The White House

With the resignation of director Julia Pierson over multiple security breaches--including allowing an armed man to ride in an elevator with President Obama last month--it hasn't been a great press week for the Secret Service. In fact, there are bound to be a few readers out there who might be wondering if they couldn't do a better job themselves. So how about it? What does it take, exactly, to become a Secret Service agent?