Welcome to the Office of Executive Protection
Welcome to the Special Operations Program
Frank R. Celia, Director
The Office of Special Operations provides Executive Protection services to
the Secretary of Energy and others designated by the Secretary; conducts
inquiries and investigations into significant matters of security concern;
supports the Federal Enduring Constitutional Government (ECG) and continuity
by ensuring that Departmental leadership is available to continue essential
functions during and following an emergency situation.
The Office is supported by well trained and motivated experts providing
executive protection operations, continuity support, investigative case
management, intelligence dissemination, protective logistics and administrative
support functions; all of which are critical to the sustainability of
field operations. This Office primarily consists of Criminal
Investigators/Special Agents who are charged with the protection,
investigation and enforcement of the Department's information and assets,
dealing with the most critical data, materials and personnel. The agents
have extensive training through the Federal Law Enforcement Training
Center in all aspects of federal law enforcement, investigations and
protective intelligence. Additionally, agents undergo in service training
in firearms, use of force, protective operations, legal issues, First
Aid/CPR/AED, emergency and motorcade driving, as well as tactical response
operations. Many of our agents are trained and certified as instructors
in the various operational fields.
This office also conducts inquiries and investigations of alleged or
suspected violations pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act, United States Code,
Executive Orders, and Attorney General Guidelines.
The Office of Special Operations is very proud of our unique missions.
We value our contribution to this Department and our efforts to improve
our national security initiatives.
Mission and Functions