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U.S. Marshals Service

Freedom of Information/Privacy Act

Prisoner Transportation/Automated Prisoner Scheduling System

ACRONYM: APPS

ORIGINATOR:
Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice
Major Organization Subdivision: United States Marshals Service (USMS)
Minor Organization Subdivision: JPATS
Name of Unit: 
Street 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.

ABSTRACT: APSS contains all information necessary to schedule and effect the safe and efficient movement of prisoners for court appearances and service of sentence, e.g., requests for prisoner movements, offense(s) and disposition of charge(s), process code defining the purpose of the prisoner movement (such as judgment and commitment, warrant of removal), detention facility, medical requirements, security classification and cautions to be considered and observed during the prisoner movement.

PURPOSE: The purpose of this system is to manage the nationwide prisoner transportation program by coordinating and effecting the secure movement of prisoners in USMS custody for necessary court appearances or service of sentence.

ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: All APSS records are protected from unauthorized access through appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. These safeguards include restricting access to those with a need to know to perform their official duties, using locks and passwords, and user identification numbers.

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

AGENCY PROGRAM: Records in APSS support the USMS in the transportation of prisoners held in the custody of a U.S. Marshal, other prisoners transported under cooperative or intergovernmental agreements, and lawfully deported aliens.

SOURCES OF DATA: Data contained in this system is obtained from each prisoner taken into USMS custody, court records, physicians, law enforcement agencies, and informants.

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE FOR DISTRIBUTING INFORMATION

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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