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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE HISTORICAL TIMELINE

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...

USMS NEWS

05-17-2017

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

05-17-2017

May 16, 2017 - Hoyt Lynn Inman is wanted by the NM Department of Corrections for a Probation... Read more

05-17-2017

May 15, 2017 - U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrests of Chelsea Robinson and Shane... Read more

05-17-2017

May 15, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico will be... Read more

05-17-2017

May 12, 2017 - U.S. Marshals teamed up with the Norfolk fugitive squad, gang squad, and homicide... Read more

05-09-2017

May 06, 2017 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico, would like to announce that the... Read more

05-09-2017

May 04, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service, Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force... Read more

05-09-2017

May 02, 2017 - The Mountain State Fugitive Task Force, comprised of members from the U.S.... Read more

05-09-2017

May 02, 2017 - This morning, “Fugitive of the Week,” Mark Pate, was arrested without incident on... Read more

03-07-2017

March 07, 2017 - On March 05, 2017, New Mexico State Police arrested Daniel Romero. Romero was... Read more