United States Marshals Service

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The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is a United States federal law enforcement agency within the United States Department of Justice (see 28 U.S.C. § 561). Although the Marshals Service itself dates only to 1969, the office of U.S. Marshal is the oldest federal law enforcement office in the United States.[2]

The Marshals Service is part of the executive branch of government, the Marshals Service is the enforcement arm of the United States federal courts, and is responsible for the protection of court officers and buildings, and the effective operation of the judiciary. The service assists with court security and prisoner transport, serves arrest warrants, and seeks fugitives.


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