UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE

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The Office of the United States Marshal was created on September 24, 1789, with the passage of the Judiciary Act by Congress. The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) was established in 1969 to provide guidance and assistance to U.S. Marshals throughout the nation. The USMS is a bureau within the Department of Justice and receives direction from the Attorney General through the Director, USMS.

The U.S. Marshals Service has served the country since 1789, often in unseen but critical ways. The Marshals Service occupies a uniquely central position in the federal justice system. It is the enforcement arm of the federal courts, involved in virtually every federal law enforcement initiative. Deputy U.S. marshals and criminal investigators form the backbone of the agency. Among their many duties, they protect the federal judiciary, apprehend federal fugitives, seize property acquired by criminals through illegal activities, house and transport federal prisoners and operate the Witness Security Program.

Office of the Director and Deputy Director

General Counsel

Office of Communications

Office of Inspection

Judicial Security Division

Investigative Operations Division

Witness Security Division

Justice Prisoner & Alien Transportation System

Tactical Operations Division

Prisoner Operations Division

Training Division

Human Resources Division

Information Technology Division

Management Support Division

Financial Services Division

Asset Forfeiture Division

United States Marshals Services District Field Offices

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