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For Immediate Release

Contact:
September 11, 2012 DUSM Brad Dorn, District of South Carolina (843) 662-0750
U.S. Marshals to Celebrate U.S. Marshals Day 2012

WHO: Kelvin Washington, U.S. Marshal for the District of South Carolina

WHERE: 1st floor, McMillian Federal Building, 401 West Evans Street, Florence, SC 29501

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Please RSVP with the contact below no later than 8:00 a.m. the day of the event. Camera presets by 10:45 a.m.

WHAT: Media outlets and personnel are invited to a celebration of the history of the U.S. Marshals Service and how it has impacted our community in a positive way. Operation Intercept, the U.S. Marshal led fugitive task force for South Carolina, will be highlighted, as well as some of its fugitive and sex offender arrests.

Among their many duties, the nearly 4,000 Deputy U.S. Marshals across the nation protect the federal judiciary, apprehend federal fugitives, seize property acquired by criminals through illegal activities, house and transport federal prisoners, and operate the Witness Security Program.

Media wishing to attend should contact Deputy U.S. Marshal Brad Dorn at (843) 495-6048 or brad.dorn@usdoj.gov to RSVP.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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