Concord, NH - On Monday, the new U.S.
Marshal for the District of New Hampshire was sworn in by Chief Judge,
Joseph LaPlante of the United States District Court. U.S. Marshal, Enoch
“Nick’ Willard becomes the 37th Marshal for the District of New
Hampshire since the founding of the United States Marshal Service as
part of the Judiciary Act on September 24, 1789.
Marshal Nick Willard is replacing outgoing U.S. Marshal David Cargill,
Jr., who served the District of New Hampshire since 2009. Marshal
Willard comes to the United States Marshals Service after a 29 year
career in New Hampshire law enforcement. This career culminated with
Nick serving as the Manchester Police Chief from 2013 until his
retirement in June, 2018.
Prior to Marshal Willard’s
distinguished career in New Hampshire law enforcement, he served in the
United States Air Force as a Security Police Officer. Willard has an
Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from New Hampshire Technical
College. Marshal Willard is also a 2011 graduate of the FBI’s National
Academy, Session 247, where he was selected by his classmates to be the
class spokesman and president.
The United States Marshals Service
is the first federal law enforcement agency in the United States. Today,
the Marshals Service continues to have a very expansive authority and
the agency is responsible for numerous duties associated with Judicial
Security, Fugitive Operations, Asset Forfeiture, Prisoner Operations,
Prisoner Transportation, Witness Security, and more.
Here in New
Hampshire, the Marshals Service serves the Federal Court by providing
judicial security, detains, transports and produces prisoners for
federal court hearings, serves legal process, seizes assets as a result
of criminal and civil forfeiture rulings, and operates the highly
successful New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force.
Nick Willard, said “I am honored and privileged to have been named by
President Trump to serve as the United States Marshal here in New
Hampshire.” Willard continued, “I am looking forward to joining an
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
Oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency