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U.S. Marshals Service

Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Marshal - Scott P. Illing

Scott P. Illing
U.S. Marshal Scott Illing
Scott P. Illing was appointed on May 25, 2018 to serve as the United States Marshal of the Eastern District of Louisiana.

As Marshal, he is responsible for the management, administration, and direction of operations throughout the Eastern District of Louisiana. His overall responsibilities include protecting the United States Courts and judiciary, criminal investigations, executions of federal court orders, the apprehension of fugitives and other law enforcement activities. Marshal Illing is also responsible to act as the chief policy and decision-maker and for the implementation and development of new programs both administratively and operationally.

Prior to his appointment, Marshal Illing served with several local police departments and as a Trooper with the Louisiana State Police. He recently completed a 28-year career as a federal agent serving as a Special Agent with the U.S. Customs Service, Office of Investigations. He served in the southeast region to include Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana. He also did tours of duty in Ottawa, Canada, Washington, D.C. and along the southwest U.S. border. Marshal Illing concluded his career as a Supervisory Special Agent with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations stationed in the New Orleans area of operations.

Marshal Illing is a Louisiana native and is a graduate of the Louisiana State Police Academy and the Federal Law Enforcement Academy. He attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice