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Southern District of California

District Office Contact

San Diego - District Headquarters

  • Phone:(619) 557-6620

El Centro

  • Phone:(760) 353-9790
Southern District of California

Southern District of California

Steven C. Stafford

U.S. Marshal Steven Stafford

Steven C. Stafford was sworn-in as the United States Marshal for the Southern District of California on October 28, 2010. Marshal Stafford serves as the first presidentially appointed, career United States Marshal for the Southern District of California.

District Task Force Contact



Imperial, San Diego

Court: in San Diego, El Centro

The organizational structure of the district can be found in the United States Code Title 28, Part I, Chapter 5, Section 84.

Profiled Fugitives

If you have information on any fugitives, please call 1-888-869-4589. (24 Hour Tip Line)

The policies and procedures of the various U.S. Marshals Service District Offices found on this website may vary depending on local rules, local needs, and legal and policy interpretations. These policies and procedures, and any variations among District Offices, are not intended to, do not, and may not be relied upon to create any rights, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by any party or person in any matter civil or criminal. Nor are any limitations thereby placed on otherwise lawful U.S. Marshals Service prerogatives.