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U.S. Marshal Nominees - 111th Congress
James Alfred Thompson: Nominee for United States Marshal for the District of Utah
James Thompson began his
law enforcement career within the U.S. Marshals Service in 1983 as a
Deputy U.S. Marshal in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1987, he became
an Inspector in the Witness Security Division of the U.S. Marshals
Service in Nashville, Tennessee. Before filling the position of Chief
Deputy U.S. Marshal of Utah in 1995, Mr. Thompson served as an
instructor at the U.S. Marshals Service Training Academy in Glynco,
Georgia for four years. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from
the University of Memphis. He is currently the Chief Deputy U.S.
Marshal for the District of Utah.