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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 -
    Marshals Conduct National Census (1790-1870)
    U.S. Marshals were required by Congress to take the National Census every ten years.

USMS NEWS

11-19-2016

November 15, 2016 - Early this morning, the “Fugitive of the Week,” Justin C. Richardson was... Read more

11-19-2016

November 15, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico added James Sandoval... Read more

11-19-2016

November 18, 2016 - Deputy Commander Patrick Carothers died in the line of duty at approximately... Read more

11-19-2016

November 17, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico added Ramon A.... Read more

11-19-2016

November 17, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service, Vermont Violent Offender Task Force, arrested a... Read more

11-19-2016

November 17, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service, Vermont Violent Offender Task Force arrested a... Read more

11-19-2016

November 17, 2016 - Last evening, this week’s “Fugitive of the Week,” Ramie Marston, was... Read more

11-19-2016

November 16, 2016 - On Friday, November 18, 2016 the U.S. Marshals Service District of New... Read more

10-21-2016

October 20, 2016 - The Mountain State Fugitive Task Force is requesting the assistance of the... Read more

10-21-2016

October 20, 2016 - This afternoon, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located and arrested... Read more