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U.S. Marshals Service

District of Colorado

United States Marshal - David A. Weaver

David A. Weaver
U.S. Marshal David Weaver
David A. Weaver was appointed as the United States Marshal of the District of Colorado in March, 2018.

As Marshal, Weaver oversees all USMS operations in the District of Colorado. The district has four Federal Court locations, Denver, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction and Durango. Colorado’s current population is 5.61 million people, a number projected to increase to 8 Million by 2040.

Prior to Marshal Weaver’s appointment, he served as a Douglas County Commissioner, District 1. He was appointed on July 21, 2014 to fill a vacancy and subsequently was elected in November 2014. He began serving his elected term in January 2015. Marshal Weaver was named 2015 Freshman Commissioner of the Year by Colorado Counties Inc. His top priorities included maintaining the highest quality water, protecting land rights, air quality and wildlife; investing in the foundational elements that continue to position Douglas County as a magnet for jobs; partnering with State and other local governments to improve roads and other transportation infrastructure improvements. Additionally, Weaver chaired the Board of Commissioners in 2016 and 2018 until his appointment as U.S. Marshal.

Prior to serving as a County Commissioner. Weaver, a former Douglas County Sheriff, begin his service career with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in 1981. He promoted through the ranks and served in nearly all areas of administration and operations, including the Detention Division, Patrol Division, Internal affairs and as Undersheriff. He was appointed as the Sheriff of Douglas County on September 5, 2005 to fill a vacated position and subsequently was elected in November 2006. As the Sheriff he had oversight of over 700 personnel and a budget of 58 million dollars.

Marshal Weaver’s education is rooted in management, ethics and criminal justice, he is a Leadership Program of the Rockies and Leadership of Douglas County graduate, a graduate of the Southwest Command College and a graduate of the 91st National Sheriff’s Institute, and honor graduate of the FBI 216th National Academy. Marshal Weaver has received several commendations throughout his career including Deputy of the Year in 1989 and two lifesaving awards and the medal of valor. He leads with distinction, respect, compassion, and accountability. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice