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U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott

Take a normal person's workload, cut it in half, then skim from there. That's how most Ohio public officials approach their jobs. But U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott apparently never got the memo. In 2003, he organized the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, composed of officers from 37 area police departments. Since then, the force has bagged more than 4,000 bad guys, often doubling the count of much larger cities. Elliott is the quintessential example of what government is capable of -- if only it would try.

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