Marshals Service

  • GAO finds limited burrowing during Bush years

    Auditors looked at 117 employee conversations to career positions from political ones and found most followed the rules. OPM is reviewing five of the seven that GAO determined to be improper.

  • Dirty money: How asset forfeiture is returning billions to the federal coffers

    In 2013, the U.S. Marshals Service sold more than 22,000 seized assets for a total of $2 billion. In part one of our special report, Rainmakers and Money Savers, Federal News Radio goes behind the scenes of the Justice Department’s asset forfeiture programs to examine the work federal employees are doing on a daily basis, resulting in billions of dollars going straight into the federal coffers.

  • Watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations

    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog on Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes on government-leased property while stationed overseas. The sex…

  • With more priorities and rising personnel costs, DHS hopes analytics can make a bigger play

    The Homeland Security Department spent 40 percent of its budget on personnel costs in fiscal 2016. That share may continue to rise, as the department attempts to hire 10,000 new immigration officers and 5,000 border patrol agents to meet the Trump administration’s priorities. But DHS leaders say data analytics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things will need to play a bigger role.

  • US Marshals Service told to improve oversight of its merit promotion process

    The U.S. Marshals Service must address employee perceptions of unfairness in its Merit Promotions process, according to a new GAO report.