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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...
January 23, 2015 - Jonathan Prado was arrested this morning by members of the U.S. Marshals... Read more
January 23, 2015 - Charles Leon Carr, whose last known address was in Austin, Texas, was... Read more
January 22, 2015 - After nearly a decade on the run, murder suspect Eduardo Estrada-Garcia is... Read more
January 22, 2015 - Yesterday morning, Tyrone Stanback Jr. was arrested by members of the U.S.... Read more
January 22, 2015 - Yesterday morning, Frankie Lamonte Pettiford was arrested by members of the U... Read more
January 22, 2015 - This afternoon, Jeremiah Decaslo Obrien was arrested by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
January 22, 2015 - Tremain Vaughn Scott was arrested in Topeka, KS on January 21, 2015. Scott... Read more
January 21, 2015 - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin Pane announced the arrest of Darnell Stokes, who... Read more
January 21, 2015 - The man accused of shooting a thirteen-year-old girl as she lay sleeping in... Read more
January 21, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service is selling the Sunny Street Café franchised... Read more