On March 01, 2019, Denny King was sworn in as the United States Marshal for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Denny W. King began his law enforcement career in 1973, as a Patrolman with the Lafollette, Tennessee, Police Department. In 1974, he became a Trooper with the Tennessee Department of Safety, and rose through the ranks of the Department. In January 2002, he was appointed Commissioner of Safety by Governor Don Sundquist, and served in that capacity until September of that year when he was appointed United States Marshal for the Middle District of Tennessee by President George W. Bush.
Marshal King served Middle Tennessee for over 10 years, until his retirement in January 2013. In retirement, he has served as a part- time Security Officer and Private Investigator with Music City Security & Investigations, Inc. He has also served as Director of Admissions and Development Officer for Bethel University, and Program Administrator and Recruiter for Tennessee Tech University. Marshal King holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Bethel University and an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Walter State Community College.