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U.S. Marshals Service

Northern District of Mississippi

United States Marshal - Dennis J. Erby


U.S. Marshal Dennis J. Erby
U.S. Marshal Dennis J. Erby

In June 2005, Dennis J. Erby retired as Lieutenant of Troop G from the Mississippi Highway Patrol with over 29 years of credible service. In addition to being Honorably Discharged as a Sergeant from the Mississippi National Guard, he has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Mississippi State University, and, is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. He is a graduate of the National FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and has served in an executive capacity with several community based organizations. In 2006, he was a guest lecturer at The Orrin G. Hatch Distinguished Trial Lawyers Lecture Series in Salt Lake City, Utah.

On April 3, 2012, Dennis J. Erby was appointed by President Barack Obama as The United States Marshal for the Northern District of Mississippi. Based in Oxford, the Northern District of Mississippi encompasses 37 counties, and covers over 19,600 square miles. Marshal Erby’s district consist of 4 Federal Courthouses, 8 Judges, 35 Court Security Officers, 5 Administrative personnel, 14 Operational Deputy United States Marshals, and a branch of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force that has an additional 15 Officers, ready to assist as needed locally and nationally. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justicee