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Diplomatic Security Service

  • By: Sanford Wexler
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) is a little known law enforcement agency within the U.S. Department of State. Its primary mission is to protect U.S. personnel, property, and information at embassies and missions around the world. In the United States, the ...

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