U.S. Marshals Service
- A governmental organization under the Department of Justice, responsible for implementing law enforcement activities at the federal level. This includes providing security for federal courts, capturing fugitives, handling the Witness Protection Program, overseeing federal prisoners, implementing court orders and apprehension warrants, managing forfeited assets from drug traffickers and other lawbreakers, and responding to emergency situations. It is the most longstanding federal law enforcement agency, having been instituted in 1789
- The U.S. Marshals Service is in charge of ensuring the security of federal courts.
- One of the responsibilities of the U.S. Marshals Service is to execute arrest warrants and court orders.
- The U.S. Marshals Service was established in 1789 and is the oldest federal law enforcement agency.