What is the role of a U.S. Marshal?

Donald V. Crowley created the painting “Justice” as a tribute to the U.S. Marshals Service’s 200 anniversary in 1989.

We see and hear about them all the time in movies and TV shows about the Old West, but what are they in modern terms?

Click here to learn about the responsibilities of U.S. Marshals in modern America, and their place in law and law enforcement.

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Mike Honig is originally from Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Houston in September of 1977 and has been there ever since. Mike's interests are politics, history, science, science fiction (and reading generally), technology, and almost anything else. Mike has knowledge and experience in many diverse fields, sometimes from having worked in them, and sometimes from extensive reading or discussion about them. Mike's general knowledge makes him a favorite partner in Trivial Pursuit. He likes to say that about most things, he knows enough to be dangerous. Humility is a work-in-progress.

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