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Dan Emmett

Biography

Dan Emmett

After a stint in the Marine Corps, Dan Emmett joined the United States Secret Service, serving on the elite Counter Assault Team before being selected for the most coveted of all assignments in the Secret Service, the Presidential Protective Division. After 21 years as an agent, Emmett retired from the Secret Service and today is an adjunct professor as well as a security consultant for both private industry and the United States Government. Emmett is the author of WITHIN ARM'S LENGTH and it's YA adaptation, I AM A SECRET SERVICE AGENT. 

Dan Emmett

Books by Dan Emmett

by Dan Emmett and Charles Maynard - Biography, Military, Nonfiction, Young Adult 12+
Dan Emmett was just eight years old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. From that moment forward, he knew he wanted to become a Secret Service agent. Armed with single-minded determination and a never-quit attitude, he was eventually chosen to provide protection for Presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. With fascinating anecdotes, Emmett weaves keen insight into the unique culture and history of the Secret Service with the inner workings of the White House.