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established in 1789, president george washington appointed the first 13 u.s. marshals
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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...
October 05, 2015 - U.S. Marshal Martin Pane announces the arrest of Dwayne Hall on charges of... Read more
October 05, 2015 - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Tony Edwards and... Read more
October 05, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals are auctioning approximately 44,341 bitcoins, the last... Read more
October 02, 2015 - This morning, deputy U.S. Marshals from both New Hampshire and Massachusetts... Read more
October 01, 2015 - U.S. Marshal Robert Mathieson announces the arrest of Derek Mantilla.... Read more
October 01, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service, Vermont Violent Offender Task Force arrested a... Read more
September 30, 2015 - Alfred C. Lomax, the United States Marshal for the Western District of... Read more
September 30, 2015 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers assigned to the Marshals... Read more
September 25, 2015 - "Fugitive of the Week,” Robert Anthony Johnson, was arrested last night by... Read more
September 25, 2015 - United States Marshal Martin Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals... Read more