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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: Tactical Operations Division

Name of Unit: Special Deputations Branch, Office of Security Programs

Address: CG-3, U.S. Marshals Service Headquarters

City: Washington

State: DC

Zip Code: 20530-0001

Country: United States

Hours of Service: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Telephone: (703) 740-0920

E-Mail: 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 Special Deputation File system serves as a centralized record of the special deputations granted by the United States Marshals Service 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 United States Marshals Service is authorized to deputize selected persons to perform the functions of a Deputy U.S. Marshal whenever the law enforcement needs of the United States Marshals Service 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 United States Marshals Service 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.

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE FOR DISTRIBUTING INFORMATION

OFFICE OF CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

DATE OF LAST MODIFICATION: Ongoing