What is another word for marshal?

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[ mˈɑːʃə͡l], [ mˈɑːʃə‍l], [ m_ˈɑː_ʃ_əl]

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Marshals are law enforcement officers in the United States who enforce federal law.

The first marshals were appointed in England in the early 1300s to deal with the issue of banditry. In the United States, marshals were first appointed in 1789 to help deal with the Whiskey Rebellion.

Today, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) is the largest federal law enforcement agency, with over 10,000 sworn personnel and an annual budget of over $1.3 billion.

The USMS provides enforcement for over 200 federal criminal statutes, as well as over 500 civil statutes.

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