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For Immediate Release

September 19, 2018

Jeffrey White, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal

District of New Hampshire (603) 387-6308;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
New United States Marshal Sworn in for New Hampshire

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.

United States 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.

U.S. Marshal 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 outstanding agency!”

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