The offices of U.S. Marshals and Deputy Marshal were created by the first Congress in the Judiciary Act of 1789, the same legislation that established the Federal judicial system. The Marshals were given extensive authority to support the federal courts within their judicial districts and to carry out all lawful orders issued by judges, Congress, or the president…continue to US Marshals website



RightSideNews reports from the Office of the U.S. Marshals Service:

United_States_Marshals_Service_ToolsAugust 26, 2010 – An international manhunt has ended in Poland with the capture of John Edward Hamilton. Hamilton is on the G8 Wanted Child Sex Offender list, making him one of the 10 most wanted child sex offenders in the country. Continue

August 25, 2010 – Carroll Allbery, Acting U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Oklahoma, joined by Chief Chuck Jordan of the Tulsa Police Department, announce the culmination of a strategic gang enforcement operation that removed 163 violent gang members and gang member associates from the streets of the Tulsa metropolitan area. Dubbed Operation Triple Beam, the goal of the operation was to combat the crime and violence associated with gang activity in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area. The two-week operation represents the commitment of law enforcement to reduce violent crime through multi-agency gang enforcement operations. Continue

August 24, 2010 – Members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) and U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested fugitive Dean Birdsall, age 66, in a suburb of Rochester, New York. Birdsall was wanted by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office for failure to register as a sex offender and also by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority for parole violation. Continue