sixty men in 1935, in response to tripling of executive office space in the West Wing.
In 1947, as returning servicemen swelled the ranks of the Metropolitan Police and the Park Police, Congress restored the requirement that White House Policemen be recruited from these two entities. The temporary wartime enlargement of the White House Police Force ended, as Congress ceased appropriating funds for additional officers. Simultaneously, however, Congress increased the numerical limit on the permanent force from 80 members to 110. 
Office Building (now known as the Old Executive Office Building).  In light of this expanded responsibility, as well as a general increase in activity at the White House, the 1962 statute raised the limit on the size of the force to 250 officers. The 192 appropriation supported 213 personnel. By 1967, Congress was funding the force at full strength.
entity. Prior to 1985, a controlled response consisted of Uniformed Division officers in response mode during their down time between Assignments. ERT further evolved into a more defined unit in 1992 with two-week formalized training program.
Complex through a gate opened for another vehicle, but he too was unsuccessful.
the pipe in a threatening manner and continued to advance. The officer shot Plummer in the chest. Plummer died of his wounds shortly afterward.
Wing; Neither of these men were armed, however. The only armed fence jumpers have been Plummer and Henry, though an intruder threatened a Uniformed Division offlcer with a water pistol in 1977.
Year Number of jumpers ___________________ 1989 3 1990 2 1991 7 1992 4 1993 3 1994* 4 *As of 11/94
Year Ran Through Open Gate Entered With Passholder ________________________ 1989 0 0 1990 1 1 1991 0 0 1992 0 0 1993 1 0 1994 0 3
stones, fired guns, and burned the President in effigy. This was the most violent demonstration ever to occur at the White House Complex.
standing outside the fence bordering the south ground of the White House. As they approached him, he pulled a sawed-off shotgun from under his coat. One of the officers immediately shot Mahonski in the arm with a revolver. The officers then arrested him.
and submachine gunfire. Preston immediately set the riddled aircraft down. He was injured slightly.
following memoirs: Protecting the President: The Inside Story of a Secret Service' Agent, by Dennis V.N. McCarthy and Philip W. Smith (William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1985); Starling of the \White House by Col. Edmund W. Starling as told to Thomas Sugrue, (Simon and Schuster, New York, 1946); Special Agent: A Quarter Century with the Treasury Department and the Secret Service by Frank J. Wilson and Beth Day. (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, New York, 1965); and 20 Years in the Secret Service: My Life with Five Presidents by Rufus Youngblood (Simon and Schuster, New York, 1973).