Joined Mighty Crusaders:
is not a member of the Mighty Crusaders.
Top-Notch Comics #1, December 1939
Rex Swift joined the U.S. Secret Service, and served as a field
Secret Service agents receive the finest law enforcement training in
the world. Rex Swift was initially sent to the Federal Law
Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, Georgia, where he was enrolled
in the Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP). This course,
designed to train new federal investigators in such areas as
criminal law and investigative techniques, provides a general
foundation for the agency-specific training to follow.
Upon successful completion of CITP, Agent Swift attend the Special
Agent Training Course at the Secret Service Training Academy,
Beltsville, Maryland. This course focuses on specific Secret Service
policies and procedures associated with the dual responsibilities of
investigations and protection. Agent Swift was provided with basic
knowledge and advanced application training in combating
counterfeiting, access device fraud and other financial criminal
activity, protective intelligence investigations, physical
protection techniques, protective advances and emergency medicine.
The core curriculum is augmented with extensive firearms training,
control tactics, water survival skills and physical fitness.
Agents Swift received continuous advanced training throughout their
careers. Agent Swift was regularly provided with specialized
training. In part, this training consists of regular firearms
requalifications and emergency medicine refreshers. Agent Swift also
participated in unique simulated crisis training scenarios called
"AOP" or Attack on Principal. These exercises presented Agent Swift
with a variety of "real world" emergency situations involving Secret
Service protectees and are designed to provide agents with immediate
feedback concerning their response to the problems.
Agent Swift was assigned to offices in the field which gave him the
opportunity to acquire advanced training in the area of criminal
investigations. Courses such as Fundamentals of Banking, Advanced
Access Device Fraud, Questioned Documents, Undercover Operations,
Telecommunications Fraud and Financial Institution Fraud were given
at the Secret Service Training throughout the years. Agent Swift
also was encouraged to attend training sessions sponsored by other
law enforcement agencies.
Powers & Weapons:
Secret Service Agent who is master of disguise
TEXT BY: Rik Offenberger
History by the US Government Department
of Homeland Security
ART BY: Steve Butler
MICRO BY: CopperAge and