Former U.S. Secret Service Agent, WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni member and CPASS Outstanding Alumnus Robert DeProspero was featured on the Dr. Connie Mariano Radio Show on Voice America. During the Feb. 7, 2013 interview, Dr. Mariano, who served as former White House doctor, asked DeProspero to share anecdotes from his five-term service with the Secret Service.
DeProspero was assistant director and special agent in charge of the Presidential Protective Division. He oversaw the planning, organizing and coordination of the Presidential protection services. Mariano’s interview begins at the 31:50 minute mark. Listen to the interview to learn about details of President Reagan’s shooting, changes in Secret Service policy, and personal stories from his White House years.