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  • Established in 1789, Pres George Washington appointed the first 13 U.S. Marshals

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USMS NEWS

06-19-2017

June 15, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service is offering up to a $2,000 reward for information... Read more

06-19-2017

June 15, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico has been conducting... Read more

06-19-2017

June 15, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the Eastern District of Tennessee announced today... Read more

06-19-2017

June 15, 2017 - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Marlenea Uravage in... Read more

06-19-2017

June 15, 2017 - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced that the United States Marshals... Read more

06-19-2017

June 15, 2017 - This morning, “Fugitive of the Week,” Jerome Carter was discovered living in... Read more

06-14-2017

June 13, 2017 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - A man who was on the U.S. Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted list... Read more

06-13-2017

June 10, 2017 - On June 09, 2017 Investigators with the United States Marshals Service Southwest... Read more

06-13-2017

June 09, 2017 - Police have charged and arrested the suspect from a recent deadly Ocean View... Read more

06-13-2017

June 07, 2017 - Thanks to a Crime Line tip, a convicted sex offender on the run from new sexual... Read more

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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE HISTORICAL TIMELINE

  • 1789 -
    Oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency
    The oldest federal law enforcement agency in the United States is truly the Marshals Service. The agency was formed by the Judiciary Act of Sept. 24, 1789. The act specifically determined that law enforcement was to be the U.S. Marshals' primary function. Therefore it appropriately...
  • 1789 -
    The First Generation of United States Marshals
    General Portrait of the First Sixteen Marshals - Building a nation depends not only on the laws that define the government, but also on the quality of the individuals who serve it. President George Washington, as he filled the various offices of the new federal government throughout...
  • 1789 -
    Recognition of the Need for Federal Marshals
    Pictured here is the official portrait of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Oliver Ellsworth and his wife Abigail.  Ellsworth was the principle author of the judiciary Act of 1789, the charter for the federal judiciary system and the Marshals Service. Senate Bill Number One...
  • 1789 -
    Stopping Counterfeiters (1789-1865)
    Prior to the 20th century, money in the United States came in an amazing of different forms. The federal government made little effort to adopt a standardized currency. Until the Civil War, the United States Mint concentrated its efforts on manufacturing gold and silver coins. Government...
  • 1790 -
    The U.S Marshal Conducted Death Sentences
    The U.S. Marshal has been historically assigned the task of conducting the death sentences on those condemned by federal courts. This stemmed from “An Act for the Punishment of certain Crimes against the United States” (April 30, 1790) and the Judiciary Act of 1789. The first known...