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U.S. Marshals Service

Northern District of Texas

Task Force Information

Task Force Name: North Texas Fugitive Task Force
Contact Phone Numbers: Main:  (972) 595-5450
Fax:  (972) 595-5490


In January, 2004, the United States Marshals Service for the Northern District of Texas established a full time fugitive task force to target violent fugitives. The task force, was known as the Dallas Ft. Worth Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team or DFW FAST until October 1, 2011. At that time, task force operations were relocated to Grand Prairie, Texas and the official name became the North Texas Fugitive Task Force. The task force is a combination of diverse resources from participating Federal, state, and local agencies and provides a mechanism for these resources from a variety of agencies to concentrate on a single goal: apprehending violent fugitives in the North Texas area and throughout the United States.

North Texas Fugitive Task Force consists of the following agencies:

Since 2004, the task force has been a key component in numerous Department of Justice initiatives in the North Texas area.

  • Project Safe Neighborhood
  • Operation Justice (Public Housing Safety Initiative)
  • 6 City Anti-Gang Initiative
  • Anti-Gang Initiative

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