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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE HISTORICAL TIMELINE
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 -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 -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...
October 19, 2016 - This morning, the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force... Read more
October 18, 2016 - On the evening of October 16, 2016, Whitney Grey was shot and killed in an... Read more
October 18, 2016 - This afternoon, “Fugitive of the Week,” Terry Wayne Breeding was arrested by... Read more
October 17, 2016 - The manhunt for Texas fugitive Rosalio Anthony Barraza is finally over.... Read more
October 17, 2016 - On October 14, the U.S. Marshals-led Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force... Read more
October 14, 2016 - Early this morning, “Fugitive of the Week,” Billy Damuel Maldonado Cancel was... Read more
October 14, 2016 - United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals... Read more
October 14, 2016 - Yurel Allen Nichols was arrested yesterday by members of the United States... Read more
October 13, 2016 - On October 12, 2016, Spenser Cedric Wall was arrested by members of the U.S.... Read more
October 13, 2016 - United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals... Read more