The history of the Marshals is, quite simply, the story of how the American people govern themselves.

Even after the creation of more than 50 specialized federal law enforcement agencies during the 20th century, the Marshals retained the broadest jurisdiction and authority. For over 200 years now, U.S. Marshals and their Deputies have served as the instruments of civil authority used by all three branches of government. Marshals have been involved in most of the major historical episodes in America’s past. Read More…

United_States_Marshals_Service_ToolsMay 21, 2010On Wednesday May 19th, 2010 U.S. Marshals Operation Intercept Florence Division and Myrtle Beach Police arrested David V. Sheppard at 802 65th Ave. North Myrtle Beach. Sheppard was wanted for alleged Failure to Register as a Sex Offender out of Brockton District Court in Brockton, MA.

May 20, 2010The U.S. Marshals Service presented awards today to 40 law enforcement officers from more than 10 countries around the world at the 12th Annual International Fugitive Investigators Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  “We are pleased to honor these 40 investigators,” said John F. Clark, Director of the U.S. Marshals Service.  “The ability of law enforcement from different countries to reach across borders, collaborate on leads, and share intelligence demonstrates a significant contribution in the service of justice around the world.  Although these awards represent just a handful of cases, they recognize the accomplishments of teams of officers who have acted in the spirit of true global cooperation.”

May 20, 2010A man wanted by the Georgia Department of Corrections was arrested by the United States Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Brantley County Sheriff’s Department on May 19, 2010. Timothy Michael Childs, 33, was wanted by the Georgia Department of Corrections for Escape. The warrant was issued on May 11, 2010 in Savannah, Georgia. Childs was convicted in Toombs County, Georgia for armed robbery in March of 2001.

History of the United States Marshals