The National Academy of Public Administration has elected a new class of fellows. They’re tasked with examining and reporting to Congress on some of the most complex management and policy issues in government. Stacia Hylton is director of the U.S. Marshals Service at the Justice Department. Her law enforcement career spans more than three decades, where she’s held positions such as Chief for the Judicial Security Programs and the Emergency Response Incident Commander for Ground Zero after 9-11. Director Hylton joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to describe how she got started.
Karl Mathias, the Marshals Service’s chief information officer, said his priorities include mobility, moving to the cloud and figuring out how best to address infrastructure support and maintenance needs.
U.S. law enforcement agencies are on high alert now after recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut. New security threats mean sharing information among those agencies is more important than ever. But brass at the FBI and U.S. Marshals Service said they’ve got some tough barriers to overcome first. Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Andrew Wong received a Congressional Badge of Bravery Tuesday from Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.).
Despite the Justice Department showing some leadership in DATA Act implementation, the department’s inspector general says there are some areas of full roll out that have the watchdog concerned about meeting a May 2017 deadline.
Frederick Douglass was appointed U.S. Marshal by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1877, making him one of the first African American marshals.