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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

08-03-2017

August 3, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force late Wednesday... Read more

08-03-2017

August 2, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force today arrested a man... Read more

08-03-2017

July 31, 2017 - The US Marshals, Mountain State Fugitive Task Force is requesting the assistance... Read more

08-03-2017

July 31, 2017 - A fugitive on the run from federal drug charges since the late 1980’s has been... Read more

07-28-2017

July 27, 2017 - A short time ago, multiple tips were received regarding this week’s “Fugitive of... Read more

07-28-2017

July 27, 2017 - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that the U.S. Marshals Southern... Read more

07-28-2017

July 27, 2017 - Yesterday afternoon, “Fugitive of the Week,” Amy Beth Tremblay, was arrested... Read more

07-28-2017

July 25, 2017 - U.S. Marshal Amos Rojas Jr., Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Rick Maglione, and... Read more

06-28-2017

June 26, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service is asking for the public’s assistance in apprehending... Read more

06-27-2017

June 26, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service added John Sena to the New Mexico’s Most... Read more