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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE HISTORICAL TIMELINE

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

USMS NEWS

02-22-2017

February 21, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service is holding an auto auction online. The... Read more

02-22-2017

February 21, 2017 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Southwest... Read more

02-17-2017

February 15, 2017 - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that during the afternoon... Read more

02-17-2017

February 14, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico added Hector Dominguez to the... Read more

02-17-2017

February 14, 2017 - On February 02, 2017, the U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New... Read more

02-15-2017

February 14, 2017 - A suspect wanted in connection with a 2016 homicide in Lake County, Indiana... Read more

02-15-2017

February 13, 2017 - This past Thursday, “Fugitive of the Week,” Wilfredo Morales, was arrested... Read more

02-15-2017

February 10, 2017 - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that the U.S. Marshals... Read more

02-15-2017

February 10, 2017 - Yesterday the U.S. Marshals Service added violent offender Leroy Lucero to... Read more

02-15-2017

February 09, 2017 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico adds two violent offenders... Read more