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USM - (United States Marshal's Service)

  • The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office has a Deputy assigned to the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force in Lafayette, La.
  • The Task Force consists of seven full time officers from surrounding law enforcement agencies. Each Task Force Officer is commissioned as a Special Deputy U.S. Marshal giving them broad statuary authority to execute arrest warrants anywhere in the continental United States. 
  • The U.S. Marshal's Task Force in Lafayette is one of 98 District Fugitive Task Forces and 6 Regional Task Forces throughout the United States.  These Task Forces essentially network Iberia Parish with the rest of the United States.  
  • In 2009, the U.S. Marshal's lead Fugitive Task Force in Lafayette executed over 600 warrants, most of which were violent felony offenses. 


U.S. Marshals Service


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