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  • 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...
  • 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 -
    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 -
    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...
  • 1790 -
    Marshals Conduct National Census (1790-1870)
    U.S. Marshals were required by Congress to take the National Census every ten years.



August 23, 2016 - The suspect wanted for shooting a man to death in Norfolk over the weekend has... Read more


August 22, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the Middle District of Alabama is warning the... Read more


August 22, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshal Todd White and U.S. Marshal Service Explosives Detection... Read more


August 19, 2016 - U.S. Marshals tracked down and arrested Demond White near Baltimore yesterday... Read more


August 18, 2016 - Donaldo Velasquez, a fugitive wanted for violently stabbing a man to death... Read more


August 18, 1016 - The United States Marshals Service Violent Offender Task Force, along with the... Read more


August 18, 2016 - Michael Hogan was arrested yesterday in Chicago, IL by members of the U.S.... Read more


August 17, 2016 - Members of the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force, and... Read more


August 17, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service South West... Read more


August 15, 2016 - U.S. Marshals joined Ames Police in the manhunt for a Fort Dodge man who was... Read more