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USMSA Announcements

07-29-15

Volume 20, Issue 1 of America's Star Reportorial now available in the Current Issues section of

01-09-15

The Department of State is seeking a Spanish speaker with strong judicial security background

12-02-14

Peter James Wilkes, 72, of Benton Harbor, Michigan, passed away November 28, 2014

10-24-14

Spend the day with Marshal Raylan (Character from the hit TV show Justified) and get a behind

10-31-14

2015 Convention site selected at... stay tuned.

10-31-14

Changes to regular and associate membership criteria.

10-31-14

Association Officer selection at 2014 Conference.

10-31-14

New website goes online September 22, 2014.

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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE HISTORICAL TIMELINE

  • 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...
  • 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 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

02-05-2016

February 04, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information... Read more

02-05-2016

February 04, 2016 - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrests of Gregory Lownes... Read more

02-05-2016

February 04, 2016 - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that yesterday morning, the U... Read more

02-05-2016

February 03, 2016 - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced that the United States Marshals... Read more

02-05-2016

February 02, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals are selling six pieces of jewelry that formerly belonged... Read more

02-01-2016

January 30, 2016 - On January 28, 2016, the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force located and... Read more

02-01-2016

January 29, 2016 - The United States Marshals Service, working with detectives from the... Read more

02-01-2016

January 29, 2016 - This morning, James Franklin Oxendine was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint... Read more

02-01-2016

January 28, 2016 - From January 27 to January 28, U.S. Marshals from the Eastern District of... Read more

02-01-2016

January 27, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico, along with Task Force Officers... Read more