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
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