U.S. Marshal, Houston ((Photographs courtesy Brian Finke, powerHouse Books and ClampArt gallery).
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Photo Essay: In the U.S. Marshals Series, There Is No Hunting Like The Hunting Of Man

Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.”

Armed and dangerous men and women serve as prey for the U.S. Marshals Service, and Brian Finke was given intimate access to document the training and thrills of life as a U.S. Marshal. According the the Federal Bureau of Investigation, there are over 6500 fugitives on the run, and the men and women of the U.S. Marshals service are tasked with breaking down doors, jumping fences and doing is whatever necessary to bring them in. We spoke with Finke and Deputy U.S. Marshal Cameron Welch about the series and what it means to chase a fugitive.

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