Eric Adams began his career with the United States Secret Service (USSS) in 2002. His first posting with the USSS was as a Special Agent in the Miami Field Office where he performed financial crime investigations, involving counterfeit U.S. currency, credit card fraud, and identity theft. He was subsequently assigned to the Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force where he conducted undercover child exploitation investigations.
In 2010, Mr. Adams was transferred to Washington, D.C. where he was assigned to the protective detail for the Secretary of Homeland Security.
In 2011, Mr. Adams was assigned to the Presidential Protective Division where he provided protection to President Obama and his family, and subsequently to President Trump and his family. While serving on the President’s protective detail, he was promoted to a supervisory position on the Presidential Detail.
In 2019, Mr. Adams was selected to serve as the Resident Agent in Charge of the Secret Service’s Vancouver Resident Office. In this position, he facilitates investigative and protective activities between the U.S. Secret Service and Canadian law enforcement agencies, as well as acts as the liaison with Canadian financial institutions and other partners.