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    The federal government places into service several types of law enforcement personnel who work within the different agencies to deal with the different missions and crimes. Special agents and support staff for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are just some of the agencies who employ sworn law enforcement personnel. These agencies also provide support to the state and local agencies but are not authorized to enforce state and local laws. Along with the FBI, DEA, and ATF, the federal government also consists of the United States Marshals Service (USMS), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As the oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency, the United States Marshals Service has the responsibility of the enforcement division for the federal court system. (USMS, 2011) Along with protecting the Judges, attorneys, jurors, prisoners, support staff, and visitors within the federal courts, the USMS also has the mission of locating and apprehending federal fugitives, along with providing assistance to state and local authorities in the location and apprehension of the most dangerous fugitives. A few of the other services provided for by the USMS are prisoners operations (transportation and housing of federal prisoners and inmates), Witness Protection Program, and Asset Forfeitures, which deals with the management and selling…

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    one. In this film, Ford brings to perspective the society that he created in the past and how it died as a result of the new transition in form of modernization. In this film, the western frontier ideals are brought to light with the transition from an old social order characterized by lawlessness embodied by the gunslingers into a modern society that is governed by law and order (Ebert). The inevitable transition represents a death of the old social order which then paves way for a new and…

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    One individual in particular became violent with the court marshals, while the other laughed when the one man was sentenced. Watching the judge request an apology respectfully was very interesting and admiring to watch, this judge in particular understood these individuals were human, however, was looking for the needed respect individuals within the court deserve. Two cases in particular were interesting, one was of an individual who was being sentenced and another the individual was nolled.…

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    Change Comes to the Old West In Stephen Crane’s 1898 short story entitled “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky”, the reader is introduced to a Marshal of a small town and his new bride aboard a train from San Antonio. Jack Potter (The Marshal) has departed his small town of Yellow Sky to marry a woman he believes he loves and is bringing her home. He has not informed nor consulted with his townspeople of his decision and he fears they will be displeased with him upon his arrival. As he returns, the…

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    Personality types I am considered to be a rational field marshal; with my organizing, and need to take charge. This I can completely see and recognize. I am one to do things the way they work, even though that may not always be the right way. I plan like a madman, I will plan exactly what I am going to do once I get home, task after task. I am the type to take charge, I prefer to lead groups rather than take orders. I can’t stand when I’m not in control I feel like things don’t get done. If I…

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    In my last few weeks at Harpers Ferry, a man in his mid-fifties walked into the Provost Marshal’s office. He was a big man, maybe six foot four. Bald, overweight, wearing a red polo shit and sagging cargo pants with sunglasses pressed into his forehead. I was already talking to a family from the Carolinas interpreting the experiences of the town’s citizens after the war, when across the former slave states Provost Marshals were replaced by agents of the newly formed Freedman’s Bureau. They were…

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    real soldier in 1864 after such a statement about the President I would have placed him in cuffs. I managed not to laugh. I was taught not to directly combat the expressed opinion of park visitors. They are visitors, of course, it is impolite to assault visitors. We were only to nudge them if we could, give them those little nuggets of information which may entice them to challenge themselves. John King often nearly broke this rule. As he told us his reason for what he does late one afternoon…

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    First, he felt that the Greek Civil War would endanger the politics of Turkey, which would have a domino effect to the middle east. Second, it was because Truman wanted to help with the fight and assist a people that wanted to be free. American national security, he argued, could not be supported if totalitarian regimes, like the Soviet Union existed. His doctrine offered assistance to democratic nations that would benefit the US in the long run. Out of this benefit, it can be argued that the…

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    The USSR feared that the United States, and all other capitalist countries, were threatening the spread of communism through actions such as the Marshal Plan. In 1947 President Truman created the Marshal Plan to aspire in the rebuilding of Europe. The plan offered economic aid ($13 billion) to all countries rebuilding after the war . Stalin viewed this as American Imperialism and declined any aid for Western European countries under Soviet control . The Marshal Plan threatened Stalin as many of…

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    The Undefeated Enemy Welcome to the Western style book, Louis L’amour’s “The Iron Marshal”. This book is a book meant for readers that love action and adventure series. The book takes place in a small town in Kansas sometime in the 1800s. The book begins in New York where a young boy named Tom Shanaghy, who is an Irish Immigrant. Tom came alone, no friends, family, or money. He was rough and tough one, the kind that knew how to fight. Tom would get hit but, just get right back up as if it…

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