The Honorable David C. Davis was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., confirmed by the United States Senate, and appointed on January 3, 2023, to serve as the United States Marshal (USM) for the Southern District of Illinois.
From 2005 until 2016, United States Marshal Davis worked for the United States Marshals Service (USMS), holding numerous positions while at United States Marshals Service, including: Supervisory Deputy United States Marshal from 2014 to 2016; Criminal Investigator from 2005 to 2014; Witness Security Inspector from 2003 to 2004; and Deputy United States Marshal from 1994 to 2004. After separating from the United States Marshals Service, United States Marshal Davis served as an Inspector for the Illinois State Police Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois and was assigned to the Drug Enforcement Administration, the position he served in until his appointment as United States Marshal for the Southern District of Illinois.
United States Marshal Davis served in the United States Army Special Forces on active and reserve duty for 27 years, and completed three combat tours of duty after September 11, 2001. He received his Master of Arts degree from Webster University in 2016, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Missouri at St. Louis in 1985.