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U.S. Marshal Nominees - 111th Congress

Albert Nájera:  Nominee for United States Marshal for the Eastern District of California

Albert Nájera rose through the ranks of the City of Sacramento Police Department to become the Chief of Police, a position he held from 2003 to 2008.  He grew up in Sacramento, and has traveled around the world to lead anti-terrorist and emergency operations training sessions.  He was also deployed to New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to assist local law enforcement there.  Mr. Nájera holds a Bachelors degree from California State University—Sacramento and a Masters degree from California Poly Pomona. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice