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U.S. Marshals Service

Western District of Louisiana

United States Marshal - Henry L. Whitehorn Sr.


U.S. Marshal Henry Whitehorn, Sr.
U.S. Marshal Henry Whitehorn Sr.


Henry L. Whitehorn Sr. was sworn in on July 15, 2010 to be the U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Louisiana.

Previously, Henry Whitehorn Sr., was the Chief of Police in Shreveport, Louisiana, a position he held from 2007 - 2010. He joined the Louisiana State Police in 1978, rising through the ranks to serve as Deputy Secretary for Public Safety Services and Louisiana State Police Superintendent. Mr. Whitehorn was a Patrolman with the St. Louis, Missouri, Police Department from 1977 to 1978. He also served as a sergeant with the U.S. Air Force from 1973 to 1977. In addition to professional training, Mr. Whitehorn earned a master's degree in criminal justice from Grambling State University in 1989, and a bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University - Shreveport in 1986. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice