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U.S. Marshals Service

  • By: Dorothy Moses Schulz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The U.S. Marshals Service is the oldest federal law enforcement agency in the United States. Established on September 24, 1789, under provisions of the Judiciary Act that created the federal court system (Senate Bill 1), the service was created with a ...

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