Forrest County US Marshals Service Office

Find Forrest County Mississippi US Marshals Service offices. The United States Marshals Service provides information on federal fugitives, most wanted lists, prisoner transport, the witness protection program, federal arrest warrants, and law enforcement.

Hattiesburg Mississippi US Marshals Service 701 Main Street Hattiesburg MS 39401 601-582-8464

About Forrest County U.S. Marshals Service

The Forrest County U.S. Marshals Service Office is a field office location of the federal law enforcement agency for the U.S. court system in Forrest County, MS. Each of the 94 federal judicial districts has an U.S. Marshal managing and supervising a team of Deputy Marshals and Criminal Investigators. U.S. Marshals are presidential appointees responsible for providing security for judicial officials and witnesses, Forrest County federal prisoner operations and transportation, fugitive operations, and other law enforcement functions in support of the court system.

You may contact the US Marshals Service for questions about:
  • Forrest County criminal records
  • Background checks in Forrest County, Mississippi
  • Federal fugitives and felony warrants
  • Forrest County Witness Protection Program
  • US Marshal Service auctions
Forrest County Criminal Records

The Forrest County U.S. Marshals Service keeps records on prisoners in their custody and federal fugitives. As the enforcement arm of the federal court system, Marshals maintain records on current and former federal criminals. These public Forrest County criminal records may be available upon request and are useful in conducting Forrest County background checks and searches.

Witness Protection Program in Forrest County, MS

The Court Security Officer Program provides courthouse security and protects Forrest County judges, attorneys, jurors, and other court officials at more than 700 judicial facilities across the country. The U.S. Marshals Service also provides input regarding the safety elements of the design and construction of Forrest County court buildings. Government witnesses and their dependents can also receive protection when their testimony may put them in danger. The U.S. Marshals Service operates the Witness Protection Program in Forrest County, which protects, relocates, and gives new identities to some witnesses and their family members.

Forrest County Prisoner Transportation

The U.S. Marshals Service is responsible for managing the detention of federal prisoners, largely through contracts with Mississippi State and local Forrest County government jails, while other detainees are held in Federal Bureau of Prison facilities. The Marshals Service operates the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System, which is an air and ground transportation system for moving prisoners between judicial districts, Forrest County and federal correctional institutions, and foreign countries. The system also serves the Bureau of Customs and Immigration Enforcement.

Federal Fugitives & Asset Seizure

The U.S. Marshals Service apprehends fugitives with felony warrants and works with other Forrest County law enforcement agencies to assist in apprehending Mississippi State and local Forrest County fugitives as well as international fugitives. Fugitive Operations also involves coordinating extraditions and deportations.

Forrest County Seized Property Auctions

The Forrest County Marshals Service manages and sells assets seized through the federal Asset Forfeiture Program. In this program, properties seized from criminals by Forrest County law enforcement agencies and Mississippi U.S. Attorneys are sold at auction, with the proceeds going toward law enforcement activities.