Operation FALCON 2007:
Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally
Operation FALCON 2007 - Federal And Local Cops Organized
Nationally - was a massive fugitive dragnet that covered 27
cities across the nation between June and September 2007. This cooperative
effort took some of the country's most dangerous wanted
criminals off the streets and made America's communities safer.
Deputy U.S. Marshals, teaming up with their state, local and
federal colleagues in the largest fugitive sweep to ever focus on
violent sex offenders, arrested 6,406 fugitives and
cleared 8,219 warrants.
This well-planned and well-executed tactical
operation conducted by a dynamic “force multiplier” joint-agency
law enforcement team was responsible for:
- 566 Sex Offenders
- 235 Unregistered Sex
- 300 Documented gang
- 75 Homicide warrants
- 2,569 Narcotics
- 249 Firearms Seized
Teamwork was the key during this 27
city initiative. The citizens of the United States are
always best served when law enforcement agencies work together
for the common good.
- 540 different
- 22 federal agencies
- 70 state agencies
- 206 county sheriff's
- 242 police departments, and
- Within the Marshals Service,
30 districts were involved in this operation.