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Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Criminal Justice

First Committee Member

Richard McCorkle

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For the first time in its 212 year history, the United States Marshals Service created a position for employees specifically designated to assist district offices experiencing administrative and operational problems. This move was promoted by a recruiting session in April of 2001 which was designed entirely to train individuals for the job entitled GS-082. This move is the result of the agency's overall need for more labor. However, while these agents carry the title of "Deputy Marshal", they do not require the same intense training of the standard GS-1811 agents, as their duties do not demand it. Employees in the Marshals Service are finding their tasks changed due to this expansion; This research involved a survey of the District of Nevada U.S. Marshals offices in order to explore the nature of the work done by their employees. This was done in the form of mail surveys. The Marshals Service is progressive, but other agencies have recently undergone similar expansion and change. The research explores the work done by Marshals Service employees through literature review and field surveys.


District; Done; Employee; Exploration; Marshals; Nature; Nevada Service; United States; Work

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas




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