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Congressional Testimony

  • March 12, 2015 – Director Stacia Hylton testified before the Senate Appropriations Commerce-Justice-Science Subcommittee in a FY16 budget hearing for law enforcement components of the Department of Justice. FBI Director James Comey, DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart and ATF Director B. Todd Jones also testified at the hearing. To view the Director’s Statement, click here.
  • June 4, 2013 - Associate Director for Operations Dave Harlow testified before the House Judiciary Committee in an oversight hearing titled, “The Department of Justice’s Handling of Known or Suspected Terrorists Admitted into the Federal Witness Security Program”. Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division, Paul O’Brien also testified and the Department of Justice submitted a joint Statement for the Record. TO view the opening statement, click here.
  • February 15, 2011 - Director Hylton testified before the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security regarding the Marshals Service’s role in enforcing the Adam Walsh Act.  The Director discussed a variety of operations and programs throughout the agency which have produced impressive numbers related to the apprehension of non-compliant sex offenders.  She also answered questions from Representatives about the challenges facing the Marshals Service when it comes to fulfilling its mandates under the Act.  To see a copy of Director Hylton’s written testimony click here.
  • January 19, 2010 - Acting Marshal John Patrignani, E/PA, testified at a Senate hearing in Philadelphia on January 19, 2010, entitled "Exploring Federal Solutions to the State and Local Fugitive Crisis."  The Marshal's written testimony appears here.
  • April 19, 2007 - Director John F. Clark statement regarding Fiscal Year 2008 budget request (Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies) is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice