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U.S. Marshals Service

Procurement Office at a Glance

The Headquarters Contracts Team is responsible for the centralized procurement of national supplies and services for the United States Marshals Service (USMS). The Simplified Acquisitions Team processes headquarters and field requirements up to $100,000. The ninety-four (94) field offices have delegated procurement authority of at least $25,000 and some $100,000.

Headquarters and field offices buy supplies and services from Small businesses, Socially and Economically Disadvantaged, HUBZone, Women-Owned, Service-Disabled and Veteran- Owned businesses to the maximum extent practicable.

Contained in this booklet are the purchasing procedures mandated by: Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 48, Chapter 1; Federal Acquisition Regulations; Federal Property Management Regulations; Department of Justice Acquisition Regulations; agency policies and procedures and other general information concerning doing business with the USMS.

Additional information regarding our agency's forecast of contracting opportunities and prime contractor directory can be obtained via the Department of Justice, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization on their website at

The USMS's procurement staff has, in the past, and will continue in the future, to encourage participation by all enterprises capable of providing supplies and services which are not available through mandatory procurement sources. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice