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U.S. Marshals Service

District of Minnesota

United States Marshal - Ramona L. Dohman

United States Marshal - Ramona L. Dohman

U.S. Marshal Ramona Dohman

Ramona L. Dohman was nominated by President Donald J. Trump to serve as the United States Marshal for the District of Minnesota. She was confirmed by the United States Senate April 11, 2019 and sworn in June 21, 2019.

Marshal Dohman is the 40th United States Marshal for the District of Minnesota. As Marshal, she is responsible for United States Marshals Service (USMS) operations in the districts 87 counties, encompassing nearly 87,000 square miles of land. She is charged with overseeing daily operations of the district’s three offices, located in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth. Her responsibilities include leading and directing operations, which include security and protection of the Unites States Courts, criminal investigations, fugitive apprehension, execution of federal court orders and other law enforcement activities.

Marshal Dohman has served in law enforcement for more than 37 years. She began her career as a Patrol Officer in Minnesota, first with the Glencoe Police Department in 1982, then with the Marshall Police Department. In 1984, she joined the Maple Grove Police Department where she served for the next 27 years, rising through the ranks to become the Chief of Police in 2001. She served in this capacity until 2011, when she was appointed Commissioner of Public Safety for the State of Minnesota. As Commissioner for 8 years, Marshal Dohman led an agency of over 2000 employees and was responsible for a budget of over $600 million.

In 2010, Marshal Dohman was appointed by the Governor of Minnesota as chair of the Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board. She worked closely with the executive and legislative branches to implement policies designed to improve and expand the role of public safety/law enforcement across a spectrum of issues. She is past president of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association and Hennepin County Chiefs of Police Association, and has been a member of many law enforcement associations throughout her career.

Marshal Dohman is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas with a master’s degree in Educational Administration with a focus in Police Leadership. Her other degrees include a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Metropolitan State University, and an associate’s degree in Law Enforcement from Alexandria Technical College. Dohman also is a 1998 graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice