All City Marshals are required to file a public officer's bond with the Manhattan Office of the City Clerk, located at 141 Worth Street, New York, NY 10013.
The City Clerk issues identification cards for all Marshals.
When a City Marshal resigns, retires, or ends his/her period of service, he/she is required to return his/her identification and shield to the City Clerk.
City Marshals are independent public officers who are not employees of the City of New York and are appointed for a term of five years.
Marshals are evaluated by the Mayor's Committee on Marshals and appointed by the Mayor after a thorough review of their background by the Department of Investigation (DOI).
To learn more about City Marshals, please visit the City Marshal section of the DOI Web site.
To learn more about becoming a City Marshal, please visit the Mayor's Committee on City Marshals Web site.