• our motto: justice, integrity, service
  • strengthening partnerships with our communities
  • making our streets safer everyday
  • promoting diversity to make us one
  • Inspiring Hollywood Heroes
  • established in 1789, president george washington appointed the first 13 u.s. marshals


USMSA Announcements


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


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


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


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


2015 Convention site selected at... stay tuned.


Changes to regular and associate membership criteria.


Association Officer selection at 2014 Conference.


New website goes online September 22, 2014.

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  • 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...
  • 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...



July 30, 2015 - This morning, Carl Thomas Bennett Jr. was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint... Read more


July 30, 2015 - This afternoon, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike... Read more


June 30, 2015 - Donnel Ramonte Rawls is wanted by the U.S. Marshals for homicide and feticide (... Read more


July 29, 2015 - Tretavarius Ramon Hamilton was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task... Read more


July 29, 2015 - "Fugitive of the Week,” Jacob Brown, was arrested without incident inside an... Read more


July 29, 2015 - Today’s “Fugitive of the Week” surrendered after being featured in the media.... Read more


July 29, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service - Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force - announces... Read more


July 29, 2015 - U.S. Marshal Robert W. Mathieson announces the capture of Gerald Leland Griffin... Read more


July 29, 2015 - Christopher Lopez was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star... Read more


July 28, 2015 - The Northern Nevada’s U.S. Marshals led fugitive task force, with assistance... Read more