Judicial Security Division
Since 1789, the U.S. Marshals Service has been the enforcement arm of the federal courts and has been responsible for protecting the federal judicial process.
Employing a national network of deputy U.S. marshals, physical security specialists, intelligence analysts and support staff, the agency:
The U.S. Marshals also manage the security for federal court facilities, including:
The U.S. Marshals Court Security Officer program and security systems for space occupied by the judiciary are funded separately by a court security appropriation. The appropriation also funds certain employees who administer daily courthouse security functions.
The National Center for Judicial Security provides advice, assistance,
services and support to federal, state, local and international
jurisdictions. NCJS programs and activities include security assessments,
training, information sharing and technology review.