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U.S. Marshals Service

Freedom of Information/Privacy Act

Standardized Tracking and Accounting Reporting System

ACRONYM: STARS

ORIGINATOR:
Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice
Major Organization Subdivision: United States Marshals Service (USMS)
Minor Organization Subdivision: Office of the Chief Financial Officer / Management and Budget Division
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: STARS contains detailed financial records for the headquarters offices of the USMS and summary financial data for the District Office.

PURPOSE: STARS is used in the headquarters offices to track expenditures of funds over the course of each fiscal year. Reports on expenses are run monthly for financial review. Expenses are reconciled at the end of each fiscal year. Summary financial data from District offices is used for budgetary oversight purposes.

ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: All records in STARS 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 alarm devices, passwords and/or encrypting data communications.

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

AGENCY PROGRAM: STARS is a tool used by the USMS to meet its responsibility regarding the expenditure of public funds and is essential to maintaining good financial records.

SOURCES OF DATA: Financial records in STARS are compiled by financial clerks and administrative officers in the headquarters offices of the USMS and from a summary data upload from FMS.
 

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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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