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U.S. Marshals Service

District of Hawaii

United States Marshal Gervin Miyamoto

U.S. Marshal Gervin Miyamoto
U.S. Marshal Gervin Miyamoto

U.S. Marshals are responsible for the protection of the federal judiciary and conduct special missions during security crisis events, and national emergencies.  The U.S. Marshal Service is the premier agency focused on fugitive apprehension.  In addition, the U.S. Marshals coordinate Asset Forfeiture-Equitable Sharing Programs focused on seizing criminal enterprises and reinvesting these proceeds to support local and state law enforcement agencies in enhanced training, equipment and personnel costs.  These are just some of the vested duties of the United States Marshals Service.

United States Marshal Gervin K. Miyamoto was nominated by President Barack Obama on January 20, 2010 to serve as the (19th) District of Hawaii, United States Marshal.

U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye and U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka selected Marshal Miyamoto based on his well balanced 39 years of combined military and civilian law enforcement experience. He served 25 years with the Honolulu Police Department and was fortunate to be selected to serve in 10 different elite HPD assignments. He worked as the Counterdrug Coordinator (1995-1999) for the Hawaii Air National Guard and in August 1999 he was selected to work for the United States Attorney’s Office-District of Hawaii until May 2010.

Marshal Miyamoto began his Honolulu Police Department career in August 1971. He has worked on 5 five Presidential Protective Details since 1973-2006 with the U.S. Secret Service while assigned to the HPD Task Group (SWAT). He has worked in the Vice-Narcotics Division, Patrol Division, Crime Reduction Unit, Community Relations, Criminal Investigation Division, Training Division, and the elite Criminal Intelligence (Organized Crime) Unit. Marshal Miyamoto’s last assignment was as Special Assistant to the late Honolulu Police Chief Michael Nakamura from 1993-1995 before serving on active duty as the Counterdrug Coordinator for the Governor and Adjutant General, State of Hawaii from 1995-1999.

Marshal Miyamoto has served in both the Hawaii Army-Air National Guard for approximately 31 years and commanded the 292nd S&S Company, 154th Security Forces, 154th Mission Support Squadron and Counterdrug Interdiction during his tenure. He has numerous Anti-Terrorism training within the Department of Defense since 1982.

U.S. Marshal Miyamoto was privileged to work with three District of Hawaii, United States Attorneys:  U.S. Attorney Steve Alm, U.S. Attorney Ed Kubo, Jr. and U.S. Attorney Florence “Flo” Nakakuni from August 1999 thru May 2010, serving as the office Law Enforcement Coordinator.

United States Marshal Gervin Miyamoto was officially sworn in at U.S. Marshal’s Headquarters, Washington D.C. by USMS Director John Clark on June 17, 2010.


Master of Arts-Organizational Management, University of Phoenix 2000
BGS in Criminal Justice Management from Chaminade University 1980
Roosevelt High School 1968 is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice