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Fugitive Task Forces

The U.S. Marshals have a long history of providing assistance and expertise to other law enforcement agencies in support of fugitive investigations.

The success of U.S. Marshals task force initiatives, combined with the outstanding relationships forged with other law enforcement agencies, has led to the formation of permanent fugitive task forces, as well as ad-hoc task forces in response to unique cases that pose immediate threat to the public.

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Local Fugitive Task Forces

The United States Marshals Service currently leads 56 local fugitive task forces. The majority of the task forces are full-time efforts however, additional task forces are formed on an ad-hoc basis, in response to specific cases. Funding for these task forces is often granted through initiatives such as the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF), and Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) task forces.

Regional Fugitive Task Forces

The United States Marshals Service (USMS) oversees the nation's regional fugitive task forces, established under the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. The purpose of regional fugitive task forces is to combine the efforts of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to locate and apprehend the most dangerous fugitives and assist in high profile investigations.

 

The Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) began operations in June of 2004 and was among the first Regional Fugitive Task Forces to become fully operational following the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. The Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force has partnership agreements with over 100 federal, state, and local agencies and has 8 fully operational offices.

The Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force has successfully apprehended over 102,700 fugitives since its inception and has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives, always striving to make their communities safer.

  • Headquarters – Washington, D.C.

    Phone: (202) 307-9100

    Areas of Operation

    Washington, D.C.

    Headquarters: (202) 307-9100

    Maryland

    Salisbury: (202) 307-9100

    Baltimore: (202) 307-9100

    Virginia

    Fort Lee: (202) 307-9100

    Norfolk: (202) 307-9100

    Richmond: (202) 307-9100

    Roanoke: (540) 857-2230

    Springfield: (202) 307-9100

    Task Force News

    Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force News

The Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF) began operations in January of 2018 under the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. The Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF) is the newest Regional Fugitive Task Force. With partnership agreements with over 70 federal, state, or local agencies and 11 fully operational offices, the Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF) have been able to successfully apprehend over 8,900 fugitives since inception. The Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (CRFTF) has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives striving to make their communities a safer place.

  • Headquarters - Charlotte, NC

    Phone: (980) 296-6920

    Areas of Operation

    North Carolina

    Asheville: (980) 296-6920

    Charlotte (HQ): (980) 296-6920

    Greensboro: (336) 554-8546

    Greenville: (919) 335-0670

    Raleigh: (919) 335-0670

    Wilmington: (919) 335-0670

    South Carolina

    Charleston: (854) 222-6060

    Columbia: (803) 704-8952

    Florence: (854) 222-6060

    Greenville: (803) 704-8952

    Myrtle Beach: (854) 222-6060

    Task Force News

The Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force (FCRFTF) began operations in July of 2008 following the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. With partnership agreements with over 90 federal, state, or local agencies and 11 fully operational offices, the Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force (FCRFTF) have been able to successfully apprehend over 64,600 fugitives since inception. The Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force (FCRFTF), in cooperation with their partners, has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives making their communities and citizens safer.

  • Headquarters - Orlando, FL

    Phone: (407) 442-7155

    Areas of Operation

    Florida

    Fort Lauderdale (954) 888-5289

    Fort Myers (239) 286-6844

    Gainesville (352) 378-2082

    Jacksonville (904) 301-6670

    Miami (786) 988-6655

    Orlando (HQ) (407) 442-7155

    Panama City (850) 776-6408

    Pensacola (850) 469-9339

    Tallahassee (850) 412-1001

    Tampa (813) 483-4200

    West Palm Beach (561) 473-7921

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The Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (GLRFTF) began operations in April of 2003 and was among the first Regional Fugitive Task Forces to become fully operational following the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. The GLRFTF has partnership agreements with over 90 federal, state, and local agencies and has 7 fully operational offices. The Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force has successfully apprehended over 117,700 fugitives since its inception and has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives, always striving to make their communities safer. 

  • Headquarters – Chicago, IL

    Phone: (773) 475-5820

    Areas of Operation

    Illinois

    Chicago (HQ): (773) 475-5820

    East St. Louis: (618) 482-9336

    Springfield: (217) 492-5008

    Indiana

    Hammond: (219) 852-6776

    Indianapolis: (317) 610-3809

    Wisconsin

    Milwaukee: (414) 297-3707

    Madison: (608) 661-8300

    Task Force News

The Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) began operations in July of 2006 and was among the first Regional Fugitive Task Forces to become fully operational following the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. The Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) has partnership agreements with over 61 federal, state, and local agencies and has 8 fully operational offices. The Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) has successfully apprehended over 70,800 fugitives since its inception and has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives, always striving to make their communities safer.

  • Headquarters – Birmingham

    Phone: (205) 876-1200

    Areas of Operation

    Alabama

    Birmingham (HQ): (205) 876-1200

    Huntsville: (256) 922-5401

    Mobile: (251) 544-1120

    Montgomery: (334) 223-5400

    Mississippi

    Gulfport: (228) 822-8600

    Hattiesburg: (601) 582-8464

    Jackson: (601) 965-4036

    Oxford: (662) 234-2116

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The New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force (NY/NJ RFTF) begun operations in April of 2002 and was the first Regional Fugitive Task Force to become fully operational following the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. The NY/NJ RFTF was the flagship that has allowed seven other Regional Fugitive Task Forces to be created across the country. With partnership agreements with over 98 federal, state, or local agencies and 13 fully operational offices, the NY/NJ RFTF has been able to successfully apprehend over 101,900 fugitives since inception. The New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives striving to make their communities safer.

  • Headquarters - Brooklyn, NY

    Phone: (718) 473-3336

    Areas of Operation

    New York

    Albany: (518) 472-5401

    Binghamton: (607) 773-2723

    Brooklyn (HQ): (718) 473-3336

    Buffalo: (716) 348-5300

    Central Islip: (631) 715-6208

    Rochester: (585) 263-5787

    Syracuse: (315) 473-7601

    Utica: (315) 793-8109

    New Jersey

    Atlantic City: (609) 813-3800

    Camden: (856) 757-2593

    Newark: (973) 424-6110

    Secaucus: (201) 319-3197

    Trenton: (609) 474-8652

    Task Force News

The Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) began operations in April of 2002 under the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. With partnership agreements with over 53 federal, state, or local agencies, the Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) has been able to successfully apprehend over 105,900 fugitives since inception. The Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives striving to make their communities and citizens safer.

The Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) began operations in June of 2003 and was among the first Regional Fugitive Task Forces to become fully operational following the Presidential Threat Protection Act of 2000. The Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force has partnership agreements with over 37 federal, state, and local agencies, and has 5 fully operational offices. The SERFTF has successfully apprehended over 45,700 fugitives since its inception and has made an extraordinary impact on the apprehension of the region’s most dangerous and violent fugitives, always striving to make their communities safer.

  • Headquarters – Atlanta, GA

    Phone: (770) 508-2500

    Areas of Operation

    Georgia

    Albany: (706) 424-4583

    Atlanta (HQ): (770) 508-2500

    Augusta: (912) 429-4641

    Macon: (478) 752-8103

    Savannah: (912) 652-4100

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Did you know?

  • In fiscal 2022, U.S. Marshals Service-led fugitive task forces arrested over 75,846 federal, state and local fugitives and cleared over 95,400 warrants.