Robert Lee "Bob" DeProspero (December 31, 1938 – March 4, 2019) was an American civil servant. He was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was the United States Secret Service agent from 1965 to 1986. In 1981 after the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan, he took charge of Reagan's security detail. The following year, DeProspero was appointed to head the Presidential Protective Division.
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- "Robert L. DeProspero ('59 BS, 61 MA)". alumni.wvu.edu/. Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia University / West Virginia University Alumni Association. March 23, 2012. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
- Leonnig, Carol (2019-03-05). "Robert DeProspero, Secret Service agent who led Reagan's security detail after assassination attempt, dies at 80". Washington Post. Retrieved 2019-03-05.
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- Agnew's Guards Heading Firm by Charles A. Krause, in the St. Petersburg Times, of St. Petersburg, Florida, on December 10, 1973
- In the line of fire by Angie Cannon, in The Spokesman–Review, of Spokane, Washington and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, on June 26, 1998
- Agent Kept Heat on Men, President Alive in The Palm Beach Post, of West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 12, 1985