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He's the Official Historian for the U.S. Marshals Service: Yes, Virginia...Cool Jobs for History Buffs Do Exist

Whitny Braun | Posted 05.11.2016 | Good News
Whitny Braun

The older I get the more the conversations I have with friends over dinner revolve around how much they hate their jobs. My childhood pal said to me recently, "With each passing day I relate more and more to the Peter Gibbons character in Office Space. Is there anyone out there, except for Oprah or Jimmy Fallon, who has actually found a job that they like?"

Disney Cruise Ship Rescues 3 Fugitives From Capsized Boat

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 04.26.2016 | Crime

These three are definitely not heading to the happiest place on Earth. A Disney cruise ship helped land three fugitives in federal custody after rescu...

Feds Urge Crackdown On Bad Cops, But Agencies Haven't Gotten The Message

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration wants local law enforcement agencies to crack down on officer misconduct. But the federal law enforcement agenc...

A Look at the Prisoner Transport System

Seth Ferranti | Posted 10.14.2015 | Crime
Seth Ferranti

With the recent spate of prison bus crashes, it's time to look into the operating and safety methods being employed when prisoners are in transit.

Police Officers, Sheriffs, Rangers, and Marshals: What's the Difference?

Quora | Posted 07.20.2016 | Crime
Quora

Police are usually general-purpose law enforcement officers. They are most often employed by a city government, but may be employed by a county, state, college, hospital, transit district, or other quasi-governmental organization with the power to create a law enforcement branch.

U.S. Marshal Rips Phone From Hands Of Recording Bystander

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

Officials are investigating a shocking video that purports to show a U.S. marshal destroying the phone of a recording bystander. The video was uplo...

Labrador Brings Home Convicted Sex Offender's Skull: U.S. Marshals

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.18.2014 | Crime

Authorities say a Labrador retriever did her job when she retrieved a skull identified as that of a convicted Texas sex offender, who was one of the U...

U.S. Marshals and Their "Dirtbox" Declare the 4th Amendment Dead

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.16.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Using "Dirtboxes" that act like fake cellphone towers, the Marshals are flying planes around areas that cover "most of the US population." These boxes trick our phones into reporting in - essentially telling the box who we are and where we are. And they've been doing this since 2007. Whoa.

The $11-Million Manhunt

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2015 | Crime

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania State Police spent roughly $11 million on the weeks-long manhunt in the Pocono Mountains to capture a survivalist ch...

Ryan J. Reilly

A Terror Suspect Went To Court In Congress' Backyard And Hardly Anyone Noticed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wearing a dark green jumpsuit with "PRISONER" written on the back, the defendant was escorted into the courtroom unshackled. He sat next...

Ryan J. Reilly

'Insane' DOJ Anti-Recording Policy Has Finally Been Reversed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a major shift, the Justice Department has done away with a longstanding policy that forbade federal agents from recording statements ...

Ryan J. Reilly

DOJ Spent Millions On Drones Despite 'Uncoordinated' Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice spent millions of dollars purchasing small unarmed drones for domestic use over the last decade, but the ...

Marshals Service Reportedly Loses Track Of Encrypted Radios

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

(Adds comment from U.S. Marshals Service) By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Marshals Service h...

Ryan J. Reilly

Witness Protection Lost 'Known Or Suspected' Terrorists: DOJ Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Marshals Service gave new names and identities to "known or suspected" terrorists admitted to the witness protection program an...

Risk and Reward: Inside the Life of a Federal Judge

Judge Frederic Block | Posted 01.28.2013 | Crime
Judge Frederic Block

The startling revelation last month of the death threat against my colleague Judge Joseph Biancoreminded me of the death threat made against me a few years ago by Anthony Casso, who went by the charming nickname "Gaspipe."

Some Claimants Opt Out Of Proposed BP Medical Settlement

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others opted out because the agreement doesn't cover their chronic ailments and sky-high expenses.

Get Your Hands On Picassos, Rembrandts And Other Mastworks Owned By Scam Artists (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 06.27.2012 | Crime

Art-lovers have the chance to take home original works by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and many others, thanks to the U.S. Marshals Service. The piece...

'Boom Boom Room' Operator Sentenced

Posted 05.08.2012 | Miami

The accused operator of Oakland Park's notorious "Boom Boom Room" was sentenced to life in federal prison for the sex trafficking of minors and produc...

Justified Returns for a Third Season With Guns Blazing

Morgan Glennon | Posted 03.14.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Justified is a rare treat, a show with subtle humor, humanity and flawed heroes and antiheroes that feel like real people. Coming off a phenomenal second season, it would have been easy for the show to drop the ball.

US Marshals Seize Cheese In Wisconsin

Food Safety News | By Huang Shuo | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home

U.S. Marshals this week seized cheese products distributed by Brunkow Cheese of Wisconsin, according to a news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...

Courthouse Guards Miss Mock Bombs

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A $370 million program run by the U.S. Marshals Service to protect federal courthouses failed to detect mock explosive devices sent to several offices...

U.S. Marshals Sued For Selling Off Forfeited Assets Below Actual Value

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An arm of the United States Marshals Service undervalued what could amount to untold millions of dollars in assets forfeited by white-collar criminals...

Kevin J. Long: Man Who Tried Bringing Knives To Daley Center Had 1,600 Knives, Guns, Names Of Officers And Deputies In His Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man who was arrested last week after attempting to bring knives into the Daley Center faces further charges after the Cook County sheriff's officers...

FBI: Men Plotted To Kill DEA Agent, U.S. Attorney

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two men arrested by the FBI and U.S. Marshals were accused Tuesday of taking part in a murder plot against an assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago and a...

Micky Louis Mayon, KKK Member, To Be Escorted Back To US

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two U.S. marshals are being sent to escort an alleged KKK fugitive wanted by the FBI who has been arrested in Israel back to the U.S., reports CNN. M...