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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE HISTORICAL TIMELINE
1789 -The First Generation of United States MarshalsGeneral 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 AgencyThe 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 MarshalsPictured 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 SentencesThe 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...
November 19, 2014 - This afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive... Read more
November 18, 2014 - The reward offered in the Matthew Thomas Dion fugitive investigation has... Read more
November 17, 2014 - 15 Most Wanted Update - One of the U.S. Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted fugitives... Read more
November 17, 2014 - The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested a man who had been... Read more
November 17, 2014 - Long time fugitive Genevieve Kelley surrendered to the Coos County Sheriff’s... Read more
November 17, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals are auctioning 50,000 bitcoins in connection with a civil... Read more
November 15, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico and Colorado worked together to... Read more
November 07, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service arrested 1,309 fugitives, gang members and violent... Read more
November 07, 2014 - On November 5th, Altaron Odell Robinson was arrested by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
November 07, 2014 - A fugitive wanted on several felony warrants stemming from an Aggravated... Read more