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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE HISTORICAL TIMELINE
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 -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 -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...
May 20, 2015 - Hayward Tarver (aka Richard Tarver) was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Middle... Read more
May 20, 2015 - Last night, officers from the Providence, RI Police Department were investigating... Read more
May 18, 2015 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico along with Task Force Officers assigned to... Read more
May 18, 2015 - On Saturday, a Probation and Parole Officer from the NH Department of Corrections... Read more
May 18, 2015 - On Saturday morning, an officer with the Manchester Police Department arrested... Read more
May 15, 2015 - U.S. Marshals in Spokane, Washington arrested Robert Dean Reese, a Smith County... Read more
May 14, 2015 - Early this afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested... Read more
May 14, 2015 - Today, Dominique Coward was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task force in... Read more
May 14, 2015 - Tyshon Fuller McCray was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force... Read more
May 13, 2015 - The U.S. Marshal’s Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force arrested a homicide... Read more