Skip to Content

U.S. Marshals Service

Office of Congressional Affairs

U.S. Marshal Nominees - 111th Congress

Eastern District of Arkansas

Clifton Massanelli, to be U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Arkansas

Nominated by President Obama on February 4, 2010

Clifton Massanelli is the Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal in the Eastern District of Arkansas, a position he has held since 2006. He has risen through the ranks in the Eastern District since joining the U.S. Marshals Service as a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1983. Previously, Massanelli served the Pine Bluff Police Department as a Patrolman from 1981 to 1982 and as a Detective from 1982 to 1983. In addition to his professional law enforcement training, Massanelli is the recipient of a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1980. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice