via press release:
U.S. Marshals in Alaska TRACK DOWN dangerous fugitives while battling the elements in America’s last frontier
ALASKA MARSHALS premieres Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 10 PM E/P on Discovery Channel
(Los Angeles, Calif.) – In Alaska, America’s last frontier, some of the country’s most hardened criminals are on the run. In this cold, unforgiving landscape, only the most highly-trained deputies – with expertise in wilderness tracking and survival – are up to the task of hunting down and apprehending these extremely dangerous fugitives.
ALASKA MARSHALS, airing Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 10 PM E/P on Discovery Channel, takes viewers inside the barren Alaskan wilderness where law enforcement is unlike any other assignment in the U.S. Marshal Service. Each year, hundreds of fugitives flee here hoping to escape from the law. But this hasn’t stopped the dozen Marshals in charge from successfully taking down over 2,500 criminals in the past decade. For most of these Marshals, Alaska is home. Besides breaking the law, the biggest mistake these criminals make is thinking they could outsmart the deputies by hiding in their backyard.
The Marshals use their extreme outdoor training and conditioning to find their targets. Traveling by boat, plane, snow machine – whatever it takes – ALASKA MARSHALS shows the high speed chases through one of the most extreme environments in the marshal service and the risks these deputies face to bring justice once and for all.
ALASKA MARSHALS is produced by Base Productions for Discovery Channel. Mickey Stern, John Brenkus, Shannon Murphy and Robert Curran are the Executive Producers for Base Productions, with Chris Lofft, Vince DiPersio and John Davis as Co-Executive Producers. French Horwitz is the Executive Producer for Discovery Channel. To learn more, go to www.discovery.com, Facebook at Facebook.com/discovery and Twitter @Discovery.
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