How long does secret service protection for former president's families last?

Answer President Clinton is the last president to have lifetime protection from the secret service. Every president after him will only have secret service protection to 10 years.

Top Q&A For: How long does secret service protection for for...

How long do past presidents families receive secret service protection?

Until they die or refuse it. Also, their spouse is protected.

How long does secret service protection for the spouses of ex-presidents last?

In regards to the President's security detail, essentially yes. Where ever the President goes he is accompanied by a certain number of secret service agents.

Cost of secret service protection for former presidents?

Yes he did. On a number of occasions---both as Vice-President and later as CinC. Hear tell he would play duets with his USMC Honor Guard, but need to confirm that.

How long does a former president have secret service protection?

In 1965, Congress authorized the Secret Service (Public Law 89-186) to protect a former president and his/her spouse during their lifetime, unless they decline protection. In 1997, Congress enacted... Read More »