marshals : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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
- n a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
- n (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
- v place in proper rank
- v arrange in logical order
- v make ready for action or use
- v lead ceremoniously, as in a procession
- She was trying to explain to the marshals that he was ill.
- Michael Chertoff in FOXNews
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...
- Norm Coleman in Sydney Morning Herald
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."