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Chief Deputy United States Marshal Kevin M. Platts

Chief Deputy United States Marshal
Kevin M. Platts

Kevin has been married for 25 years and has two sons. Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, friends, neighbors and co-workers, hunting big game animals, camping, boating, snowmobiling and hiking in the mountains of Idaho.

As the Chief Deputy U. S. Marshal for the District of Idaho for 12 years, Kevin has 25 years of experience with the oldest federal law agency. Kevin’s prior positions that he has held with the U. S. Marshals Service are those of an Assistant Chief Deputy U. S. Marshal for 4 years, a Supervisory Criminal Investigator for 2 years, an Inspector for the Federal Witness Protection Program for 3 years, a Criminal Investigator, a Deputy U. S. Marshal, a District Security Officer and as a Student Volunteer in Florida, Virginia, and Texas. Kevin is a member of the, U.S. Marshals Service Office of Inspection’s Auxiliary Compliance Review Team and the District Staffing Model Data Validation Work Group. Kevin was a member of the U.S. Marshals Service District Advisory Working Group (DAWG) for 2 years, Prisoner Operation Division’s Detention Management Committee for 2 years and the Justice Prisoner Air Transportation Service Working Group for 9 years.

Kevin’s prior employment was as a Special Agent with the National Automobile Theft Bureau for almost 2 years and during his college years as a Reserve II Deputy Sheriff with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Tampa, FL in the patrol, detective and jail bureaus for over 2 years.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida in Criminology and a Master of Science degree from the University of Louisville in the Administration of Justice. Kevin is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and serves as the selection committee chairperson for region one for the Mon-Ida Chapter of FBI National Academy Associates. Kevin is a member of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Kevin was the President of the Idaho Chapter of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association for 10 years. Kevin has been active in Boy Scouts of America for the past 14 years, has received his Wood Badge, is an Assistant Scoutmaster, and is an Arrowmen in the Order of the Arrow, which is the National Honor Society for Boy Scouts of America.

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