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U.S. Marshals Service

District of Columbia

United States Marshal - Edwin D. Sloane

United States Marshal Edwin D. Sloane
U.S. Marshal Edwin D. Sloane

On December 19, 2010, President Barack Obama, with unanimous and consent of the Senate appointed Edwin Donovan Sloane, a career chief law enforcement officer of the United States Marshals Service, as the 41st United States Marshal for the District of Columbia.

U.S. Marshal Sloane is responsible for the enforcement of federal law throughout the District of Columbia.

The U.S. Marshals Service recruited Edwin D. Sloane in 1990 from the U.S. Capitol Police where he served with distinction during a four year period. Upon joining the U.S. Marshals Service he rose through the ranks serving in several key positions to include Senior Inspector, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal and Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal of the Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia. U.S. Marshal Sloane also held a key executive level position with the nationwide Prisoner Operations Division for the U.S. Marshals Service. He has worked on numerous fugitive task forces which led to successful resolution of various high profile local, national and international criminal cases.

Marshal Sloane left the District of Virgin Islands and was promoted to take charge of the complex Prisoner Operations Division, where he directed and managed the prisoner operations programs involving in excess of 55,000 federal detainees being held by 94 judicial districts and 1,800 jails throughout the United States of America and its territories. As an executive manager, U.S. Marshal Sloane has consulted and coordinated policy with key federal law enforcement agencies. He has worked diligently with senior executive level staff at Marshal Service Headquarters and with the United States Marshals of the 94 judicial districts on working groups to develop findings and recommendations that affect the agency’s budgetary, fiscal requirements and staffing levels. Following his Prisoner Operations assignment, he returned to his first duty station and assumed the position of Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia, which entailed the oversight of operations for eight (8) distinct Federal Court systems comprised of over 100 federal judges, along with the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force. The District of Columbia is one of the busiest courts in the nation with many of the highest profile cases.

United States Marshal Edwin Donovan Sloane is a native Washingtonian-first born son of loving parents, each served the citizens of Washington D.C. in their capacities as a D.C. Fire Battalion and as a dedicated elementary school teacher. Edwin D. Sloane received his high school diploma from Monsignor James F. Mackin High School of Washington, D.C. and is a graduate of American University, where he remains one of the basketball program's all time celebrated starters and high scorers. Marshal Sloane reveres his membership with the Washington area of Fraternal Order of Police, life-time membership with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and holds a significant position with the historic Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club, which each association is committed to community service, helping youth providing scholarships and feeding the needy. Marshal Sloane is extraordinarily proud of his three most beautiful, talented and devoted daughters. He adores parenting and raising them with their mother. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice