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For Immediate Release

October 07, 2011 J. Scott Wilson, Supervisory Deputy
Northern District of Florida (850) 942-8406;
USMS Headquarters Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
U.S. Marshal Edward M. Spooner Appointed

Edward M. SpoonerTallahassee, FL – U.S. Marshals Service Director Stacia A. Hylton swore in Edward M. Spooner on Thursday as the new U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Florida at the agency’s headquarters in Washington.

Spooner, a life-long Florida resident, began his law enforcement career as an intern with the Florida Highway Patrol in 1973. He subsequently served with the Tallahassee Police Department, as Director of Public Safety for Quincy, Fla., on the Florida Parole Commission, as Chief Deputy of the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office, and as Sheriff of Okaloosa County. He was most recently employed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge.

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