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U.S. Marshals Service for Students

HOW TO BECOME A DEPUTY U.S. MARSHAL

To become a Deputy U.S. Marshal, you have to pass a written test and do a great job on a personal interview.  Study hard.  Practice your interviewing skills by telling a friend or member of your family why you want to be a Deputy U.S. Marshal.  

Then, you must meet the following rules:

  • be a U.S. citizen, be between the ages of 21 and 36, be in excellent physical condition,
  • have a 4 year college degree or 3 years of experience, or you must have enough college and experience together;
  • have drivers license and a good driving record, 
  • permit a background investigation, 
  • go through a tough basic training program at the U.S. Marshals Service Training Academy in Glynco, GA. 

To be a Deputy U.S. Marshal, you must be in very good physical shape.  You must be able to hear well and see well.  Exercise, eat well and do not smoke or take illegal drugs!!!

Learn More:  Deputy U.S. Marshal Recruiting Information
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