Keeping a president safe on the road the devils in the details

first_imgHow do you keep a president safe? It’s a complicated job. Photo: WhiteHouse.govThe White House released more details today on President Obama’s visit to Alaska next week. The President will spend Monday in Anchorage, Tuesday in the Seward area and Wednesday in Dillingham and Kotzebue.Planning the security for Obama’s visit isn’t easy, according to retired Federal Marshall Marc Otte. For 22 years, the Eagle River resident helped protect foreign dignitaries and federal judges. He told APRN’s Lori Townsend there is no detail too small when advance agents are scouting for a trip for a high level official like the President:Download AudioMarc Otte is the retired chief deputy for the U.S. Marshalls. Now, he writes political espionage thrillers under the pen name Marc Cameron.last_img

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