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U.S. Marshals Service

Freedom of Information/Privacy Act

Special Deputation Files  

TITLE: Special Deputation Files

ACRONYM: SDF

ORIGINATOR:

Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice

Major Organization Subdivision: United States Marshals Service (USMS)
Minor Organization Subdivision: Executive Services Division
Name of Unit: Office of Special Programs
Address: CS-3, U.S. Marshals Service Headquarters
City: Washington
State: DC
Zip Code: 20530-1000
Country: United States
Hours of Service: 9:00 a.m. -5:30 p.m.
Telephone: (202) 307-9054
E-Mail Address: usmarshals@usdoj.gov

ABSTRACT: This system contains written requests for special deputation of other Federal, state and local law enforcement officials, selected certificates of firearms qualifications, notification of approvals, and oath of office of persons granted special deputation.

PURPOSE: The SDF system serves as a centralized record of the special deputations granted by the USMS to assist in tracking, controlling and monitoring the Special Deputation Program.

ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Records are protected from unauthorized access through appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. Access is restricted by locks, assigned codes and passwords to personnel with a need-to-know to perform their official duties.

USE CONSTRAINTS: Users are restricted to only those privileges necessary to perform assigned tasks.

AGENCY PROGRAMS: The USMS is authorized to deputize selected persons to perform the functions of a Deputy U.S. Marshal whenever the law enforcement needs of the USMS so require, to provide courtroom security for the Federal judiciary, and as designated pursuant to 28 C.F.R. 0.112 and 0.19(a)(3). This system is an essential tool used by the USMS to accomplish this function.

SOURCES OF DATA: Information in this system is collected from other Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies for persons granted special deputation.

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OFFICE OF CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

DATE OF LAST MODIFICATION: Ongoing

FOIA Contact

 

FOIA E-Mail

FOIA/PA Officer
Office of General Counsel
Department of Justice
U.S. Marshals Service
Washington, DC 20530-1000 (202) 307-9054

Upon request, the agency's electronic Reading Room may be accessed through a computer located at USMS headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. Please call (202) 307-9054 to make arrangements.

 

 

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