Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Be a marshal, dress like a chicken.
In this interesting exhibit on the U.S. Marshals Service, it is revealed how one deputy dressed as the San Diego Chicken and others as cheerleaders to trap fugitives via offers of free tickets. For a chronology of the marshals' history, go here; for the different badges marshals have worn, go here; for the marshals' 15 Most Wanted List, go here.