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U.S. Marshals Service

Eastern District of Kentucky

United States Marshal - Norman Euell Arflack


U.S. Marshal Norman Euell Arflack
U.S. Marshal Norman Arflack
Norman E. Arflack was appointed United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky by President Donald J. Trump on March 4th, 2018.

Marshal Arflack has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in senior managerial positions in law enforcement, the United States Army and civilian occupations. Just prior to his appointment in the Marshal’s Service, he served as the Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, having been appointed to that position in April of 2016 by Governor Matthew G. Bevin. In recognition of his vast law enforcement experience gained during his 23 year career with the Kentucky State Police, Marshal Arflack was appointed Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet by Governor Ernie Fletcher in 2003. In this position, he was responsible for the Kentucky State Police, Department of Corrections, Department of Juvenile Justice, Bureau of Criminal Justice Training and Department of Vehicle Enforcement. Subsequent to his tenure on the Governor’s Executive Cabinet, he served as Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Concurrent with his distinguished law enforcement career, Marshal Arflack performed in an exemplary manner throughout his 38 year career in the Kentucky National Guard. He enlisted as a private in 1970 and rose to the rank of Brigadier General after nearly four decades of service to his state and nation. At the pinnacle of his military career, he served as Deputy Adjutant General in the administration of Kentucky Governors Paul Patton and Ernie Fletcher. Prior to his temporary retirement in August 2013, General Arflack was Executive Director of the Interstate Commissioner on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.

Marshal Arflack is a member of Eastern Kentucky University’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni. His most notable military awards and decorations include the Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Army Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the Army Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.

Marshal Arflack is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, the Southern Police Institute, the United States Army War College and he earned a Masters of Public Administration from Shippensburg University.
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