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U.S. Marshals Service

District of Virgin Islands

United States Marshal - James E. Clark

U.S. Marshal James Clark
U.S. Marshal James Clark
In September 2017, Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions appointed James E. Clark to be the U.S. Marshal for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Marshal Clark holds direct oversight of all district operations, security, personnel, and financial obligations throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands. Additionally, he serves on Project Safe Neighborhood and High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area executive boards.

Prior to his appointment as the Marshal for the U.S. Virgin Islands, in 2011 President Barack Obama appointed Clark as the Marshal for the Western District of Kentucky. Marshal Clark held that role until 2017. During his tenure as the Marshal for Kentucky, he was a member of the Joint Terrorism Task Forces, High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, and Project Safe Neighborhood Executive boards.

Clark started his career with the United States Marshal Service in October 1996, serving as a Deputy United States Marshal, Criminal Investigator in the Western District of Kentucky. In 2002, he was promoted in the Western District of Kentucky to fill the role of Judicial Security Inspector. He filled that role until he was appointed Marshal in 2011. Prior to his start with the USMS, Clark was employed with the Federal Bureau of Corrections from 1995-1996.

Marshal Clark holds a degree in Criminal Justice graduating Summa Cum Laude from Fairmont State University in West Virginia in 1993. Additionally, Marshal Clark is a United States Air Force veteran, serving in Abilene, Texas from 1986-1990.
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