The Department of Special Services is a self operating state government child agency under the State of San Andreas Department of Justice primarily tasked with the protection of high ranking government officials (i.e. the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Chief Justice, State Secretaries and Senators) and the security of municipal and state owned government properties. Established in 2008 as the 'Los Santos Mayoral Security Detail' primarily for the Mayor we now combine first-rate personal protection and intelligence to counter any kind of threat against any high ranking government officials from all layers of the San Andreas Government.
Established in 2008 as the 'Los Santos Mayoral Security Detail' as a part of the Los Santos City Government, the Department of Special Services has grown from a small team staffed by a few operatives with one simple task to protect the mayor, to an organization with a wide variety of protectee's and other related responsibilities.
Until 2016, the Department of Special Services was part of the Los Santos City Government. Today, the Department of Special Services works closely with local, state and federal law enforcement organizations. These entities are valued partners of the Department of Special Services, and they are integral to the Department’s investigative, protective and security endeavors.
After serving one year as the 24th Director of the Department of Special Services with a break in between, Chris Feller has been appointed as the 26th Director of the Department of Special Services by the San Andreas Office of the Governor on September 11th, 2016. Mr. Feller is also the current Chief Sergeant-at-Arms for the San Andreas State Senate.
After serving in the U.S. Federal Government in multiple different sectors for over 21 years, Mr. Feller has been hired into the Department on the 1st of February, 2015 as an Assistant Director.
Shortly after his appointment as Assistant Director he had been appointed as the Director of the Department of Special Services.
In 1992, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the 3rd Battalion 1st Marines, 1st Marine Regiment. Mr. Feller has been deployed several times during his service to Somalia and Iraq and has partaken in several known military operations such as Operation Vigilant Resolve and Operation Phantom Fury. During his service he managed to obtain a senior position in the military as a Staff Sergeant in 2001.
Mr. Feller then proceeded to become a training instructor for the U.S. Marine Corps until 2004 when his military employment ended.
In 2006, Mr. Feller had been employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigations as a Special Agent in Charge where he was stationed in Washington D.C., Washington, United States of America. He specialized in intelligence, espionage and surveillance operations.
In 2009, Mr. Feller has been working for the State Department's, U.S. Diplomatic Security Service as a supervisor. On May 2009, he had been assigned as the head of security for the U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands 'til May 2010 where he was relocated to the U.S. Embassy in Suriname conducting the same duties.
Mr. Feller has also worked for Academi for three years where he has been training military and security personnel by giving various tactical and firearm courses.
Daniel Spencer was appointed Deputy Director of the Department of Special Services on 20th of April, 2016.
In 2008 just after turning 21 years old, Mr. Spencer began his security career as a security guard for an art gallery in his home town within the city of Winter Haven, Florida.
Mr. Spencer worked at the gallery for two years, eventually leaving his post in 2010 as a shift supervisor.
In 2010, Mr. Spencer left his home town and traveled to Miami where he trained at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Training Academy for a course of 12 months.
In 2011, Mr. Spencer was employed as a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, partaking in numerous large-scale operations, two being Operation Snake Oil and Operation Patria.
In 2014, Mr. Spencer left his career with the Drug Enforcement Administration and moved to
Los Santos, San Andreas, where he briefly focused on the administrative side of work for the city government, working as a Licensing Official.
In early 2015 after realizing that he missed his previous job, Mr. Spencer resigned from his post as a Licensing Official and began searching for new career opportunities.
In mid-late 2015, Mr Spencer was employed into the Department of Special Services, working as a Protective Agent until he was promoted to Protective Agent In Charge in late 2015 after showing a keen interest in the department.