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Secret Service Canít Find Tons Of Its Guns, Phones, Badges And Cars
The Daily Caller ^ | 18 Nov 2016 | KATHRYN WATSON

Posted on 11/18/2016 6:32:13 AM PST by mandaladon

Thousands of sensitive assets belonging to U.S. Secret Service agents, including firearms, computer laptops, work badges, telephones and even motor vehicles, have been lost during the past 15 years, according to documents obtained by nonprofit government watchdog Judicial Watch.

“This is supposedly an elite law enforcement agency — how did all this equipment get stolen?” or lost. “This is alarming. Every American should be alarmed about this,” Judicial Watch’s Irene Garcia told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Secret Service agents reported 11,780 lost or stolen assets between fiscal years 2001 and 2016, according to the data Judicial Watch received, although the agency didn’t distinguish between lost and stolen items.

A total of 121 “weapons/pistols” were lost or stolen from 2001 through 2016, including 69 in 2002 alone. The Secret Service also reported 736 cell phones, 571 badges and six vehicles as lost or stolen in that same period. (RE

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election; govtabuse; judicialwatch; politics; protection; secretservice; ssscandal; trump; usss
The Secret Service took nearly a year to answer Judicial Watch’s December 2015 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documentation on all assets reported missing since 2001. Judicial Watch made the request as a part of a larger investigation.-------------------This happening during Obama's wathc!
1 posted on 11/18/2016 6:32:13 AM PST by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Check the clinton foundation.


2 posted on 11/18/2016 6:35:10 AM PST by WakeUpAndVote
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To: mandaladon

Nobody here really believes they were lost or stolen do they?? My money says they were GIVEN TO THE DRUG CARTELS to keep the Money Flowing in to the CIA.


3 posted on 11/18/2016 6:35:32 AM PST by eyeamok (destruction of government records.)
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To: mandaladon

Did Judicial Watch check ebay?


4 posted on 11/18/2016 6:35:56 AM PST by Liz (Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: mandaladon

Here’s a place Trump needs to get someone in charge of to clean up.


5 posted on 11/18/2016 6:38:26 AM PST by headstamp 2 (Fear is the mind killer.)
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To: mandaladon

” including 69 in 2002 alone”

I’m pretty sure Obama wasn’t president in ‘02.


6 posted on 11/18/2016 6:39:06 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: mandaladon

We-e-e-el, lost in GW’s AND Barky’s.


7 posted on 11/18/2016 6:39:32 AM PST by Tucker39 (Welcome to America! Now speak English; and keep to the right....In driving, in theolog and politics.)
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To: Tucker39

[We-e-e-el, lost in GW’s AND Barky’s.]

Don’t forget... TRUMP is the one not fit to serve!!


8 posted on 11/18/2016 6:48:35 AM PST by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: mandaladon

Have they looked under the sofa cushions?


9 posted on 11/18/2016 6:48:57 AM PST by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill)
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To: mandaladon

Check Keith Ellsion’s basement.


10 posted on 11/18/2016 6:50:10 AM PST by LIConFem ( III)
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To: WayneS
More assets were lost or stolen in fiscal year 2004 than any other year — 1,362, most of which were uncategorized.

Okay, then. An addendum to my previous post:

Have they checked under the sofa cushions at the Bush ranch?

11 posted on 11/18/2016 6:52:07 AM PST by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill)
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To: Black Agnes
I believe the guns were lost in boating accidents on the Potomac.
12 posted on 11/18/2016 6:53:26 AM PST by Hang'emAll (If guns kill people, do pencils misspell words?)
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To: Black Agnes

No, but it feels like he was! Longest 8 years I can remember.


13 posted on 11/18/2016 6:59:36 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ ("Elections have consequences." Barack Obama)
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To: mandaladon

....”badges” may include the “lapel pins” issued to those other than actual USSS agents. Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), White House Communications Agency , Augmentee FLEAS & LEOS, Local and DOD K9, Tech Services Division etcetera.

Same applies to vehicles. 90% of vehicles used by USSS missions are local rentals. Yeah they get stolen. Then there is the Radios. My era they were Moterola Saber III’s with DES and yes they were lost and stolen or just not turned in for what ever reason.

The current USSS chief cook and bottle washer is an asshole of the nth degree and deserves all the grief he can be punished with .

I’m not excusing the losses just letting all know during my era such losses were routine . Except for the sidearms lost. Wasn’t a bullet catcher so wasn’t issued one in tech services division .

Loosing a firearm in my job was like loosing a member of my own family. Theft of firearms locked in hotel rooms or rental cars and even checked baggage if not flying on official duty etcetera was common but rare.


14 posted on 11/18/2016 7:01:57 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: mandaladon

Did they lose their car while shopping at Walmart.
I’ve done that a few times...embarrassing.


15 posted on 11/18/2016 7:04:24 AM PST by Leep (Winner winner chicken dinner!)
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To: mandaladon
It's odd...in my life I have never misplaced, lost track of, lost or had stolen any of the numerous firearms I've owned. (Except for that one silly and unfortunate boating accident)

Yet every 6 years I have to apply for a permit to simply own one let alone carry one. These apes are given one without so much as a "How do you do" and then lose them with no consequences other than an "Oops".

16 posted on 11/18/2016 7:04:48 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Don't question faith. Don't answer lies.)
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To: Black Agnes

“Differences between Bushes, Clintons, and Obamas are of degree, not kind.” Angelo Codevilla


17 posted on 11/18/2016 7:08:06 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: mewzilla

Can’t dispute that statement in the least.


18 posted on 11/18/2016 7:08:45 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: mandaladon

Secret Service? Let’s see....

Gun left in toilet at brothel.
Gun slipped out unnoticed between bed and wall in hooker’s hotel room.
Traded car for drugs.
Loaned car to hooker, but she never came back.
Pants with badge on them stolen while asleep in hooker’s hotel room.
.
.
.


19 posted on 11/18/2016 7:09:20 AM PST by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: mandaladon

Check the lake.


20 posted on 11/18/2016 7:09:47 AM PST by mykroar (Congratulations President-Elect Trump)
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To: mandaladon

What, you mean that Glock I found waiting for me in the restroom stall wasn’t a customer appreciation award?


21 posted on 11/18/2016 7:11:55 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: mandaladon

check on eBay Saudi


22 posted on 11/18/2016 7:13:06 AM PST by bigbob (We have better coverage than Verizon - Can You Hear Us Now?)
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To: Leep

Lol!

I’ve done the same thing!


23 posted on 11/18/2016 7:13:49 AM PST by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: mandaladon

yeah, *cough* we lost ‘em *wink*...


24 posted on 11/18/2016 7:15:58 AM PST by SparkyBass
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To: mandaladon

Just another arm of gubbermint not accountable elites

Part of the swamp and a difficult part to drain


25 posted on 11/18/2016 7:17:04 AM PST by Gasshog (Clinton denies... Except to see a lot of this)
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To: mandaladon

Or thousands of Leftist morons tweeting death threats at Trump, apparently.


26 posted on 11/18/2016 7:17:41 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Disgusting isn’t it? Maybe these years will be called “The Blind Ignorant and Disgusting Years Post Obama”.


27 posted on 11/18/2016 7:29:15 AM PST by Bodega (elective, therapeutic abortion sequelae)
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To: WakeUpAndVote

Maybe they left them at the Columbian Ho House?


28 posted on 11/18/2016 7:32:14 AM PST by Uncle Sam 911
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To: mandaladon

In other news: “Hookers Extorting Secret Service Agents”


29 posted on 11/18/2016 7:42:56 AM PST by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: mandaladon

What’s to stop a terrorist from using a SS badge and infiltrate the president’s guard? All badges must be changed immediately.


30 posted on 11/18/2016 7:55:19 AM PST by New Jersey Realist (America is the land of the free BECAUSE of the brave)
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To: WakeUpAndVote

Gee, a little kid came dressed in a black suit for Halloween and I asked what are you? He said Secret Service and flipped out a very real looking badge. Now I wonder about the badge!


31 posted on 11/18/2016 8:18:33 AM PST by Lockbox
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To: mandaladon

Isn’t there personal responsibility for gear issued by the agency? As a mere seaman in the Navy I remember having to sign out tools, and have them signed in when I returned them. And none of them were on the order of firearms, computer laptops, work badges, telephones or motor vehicles!


32 posted on 11/18/2016 8:44:48 AM PST by JimRed (Is it 1776 yet? TERM LIMITS, now and forever! Build the Wall, NOW!)
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To: mandaladon

What ever became of the big black armored bus that the SS bought so Obama could do his “ Bus Tour” of the US during 2012 elections ??


33 posted on 11/18/2016 8:44:59 AM PST by lonerepubinma
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To: Bodega
Maybe these years will be called “The Blind Ignorant and Disgusting Years Post Obama”.

Trump's fault. < /libspeak >

34 posted on 11/18/2016 8:46:33 AM PST by JimRed (Is it 1776 yet? TERM LIMITS, now and forever! Build the Wall, NOW!)
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To: lonerepubinma
"Construction contracts for the next model of presidential state car were farmed out in 2013.[10] According to Fox News Channel, public records show that General Motors (GM) was awarded three contracts for the new limousine.[18] Photographs of the 2017 model show that the vehicle has the same grille and headlamp design as contemporary Cadillac models.[10] Fox News reported that each state car will cost $1–1.5 million, and that as of January 2016, GM had been paid $15,800,765 for its work on the new model.[18] Fox News and the Daily Mail expect the new version of the executive limousine to debut at the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017.[18][10]"
35 posted on 11/18/2016 8:57:14 AM PST by jaydubya2
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“Yet every 6 years I have to apply for a permit to simply own one let alone carry one. These apes are given one without so much as a “How do you do” and then lose them with no consequences other than an “Oops”. “

Yeah, everyone is crapping their pants over this “ sanctuary city” a$$hole who killed Kate Steinle in San Francisco. But no one is rattling anyone’s cage over the fact that the gun he used was stolen from a BLM Agent’s car in SF. Thus far the BLM is sorta saying “oops, sorry, we will try to do a better job of securing our guns in the future,” when the a$$hole agent who lost the gun will probably skate! My solution is to take ALL the firearms away from the BLM. Better still, disband it!


36 posted on 11/18/2016 9:14:58 AM PST by vette6387
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To: jaydubya2

Not the limo. They purchased a full size, tricked out touring bus that he was going to tour the Midwest with.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/us-secret-service-gets-2-new-buses-ahead-of-obama-tour/


37 posted on 11/18/2016 9:17:01 AM PST by lonerepubinma
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To: lonerepubinma

Oh, The Black Winnebago!


38 posted on 11/18/2016 9:21:51 AM PST by jaydubya2
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To: Squantos

Thanks for the perspective. And thank you for your service.


39 posted on 11/18/2016 9:24:04 AM PST by generally ( Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: headstamp 2

I got the impression it was a seriously professional organization, back when it was under Treasury.

Perhaps it should detach from DHS and go back.


40 posted on 11/18/2016 9:46:00 AM PST by AFreeBird (BEST. ELECTION. EVER!)
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To: mandaladon

So, that’s where all the Obamaphones came from.


41 posted on 11/18/2016 9:48:43 AM PST by bgill (From theStick to the traditionl CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola")
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To: generally

A duty I indeed miss ....retired now.

Stay Safe


42 posted on 11/18/2016 11:49:05 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: mandaladon

Anyone that’s been in the military knows about the forms to fill out when things are “lost in the field”


43 posted on 11/18/2016 11:53:48 AM PST by I got the rope
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