marshals marshals  /ˈmɑr ʃəlz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • She was trying to explain to the marshals that he was ill.

News

  1. Canton police, US marshals arrest 3 in drug raid

    Canton police and U.S. Marshals Service agents arrested three people when they found a marijuana growing operation in a northeast Canton home.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

  2. US Marshals capture Maryland fugitive in Grand Strand

    The US Marshals have captured a man wanted out of Maryland, presumably hiding out in the Carolina Forest area, after he posted on the Facebook page of the sheriff's office holding charges against him.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WMBF News Myrtle Beach

  3. US Marshals make arrest in 1993 rape case

    The U.S. Marshals have arrested a man in the 1993 rape of an 18-year-old woman.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WKYC Cleveland

Quotes

  1. "I don't think we're really worried about hijacking because we've put a lot of measures in place like a locked cockpit door, flight deck officers who have weapons and the air marshals," Chertoff told FOX News. "So the next threat becomes the...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Michael Chertoff Source: FOXNews

  2. A Republican senator, Norm Coleman, scolded Mr Lowy, saying he "had left the United States on a red-eye flight to Australia, just before the United States Marshals Service could track him down and serve him with a subcommittee subpoena."
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Norm Coleman Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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