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Deputy United States Marshal

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Summary

Enforce law and order under jurisdiction of federal courts.

What does a Deputy United States Marshal do?

Enforces law and order under jurisdiction of federal courts: Receives prisoners into federal custody. Escorts prisoners to and from jails and courts, and guards prisoners during hospitalization. Provides protection to court personnel, jurors, and witnesses or their families. Serves civil and criminal writs. Reviews records, gathers information, and traces and arrests individuals named in criminal warrants. Assists federal agencies in matters such as investigations, raids, and arrests as directed. Seizes property pursuant to court orders.