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U.S. Marshals' Biographies

Juan Mattos Jr.

Marshal Juan Mattos

Juan Mattos, Jr. was appointed by President Barack Obama to become the United States Marshal for the District of New Jersey in July, 2011. As the United States Marshal, Mattos ensures the protection of the Federal Judiciary and the apprehension of fugitives at the federal, state, and local levels. Marshal Mattos manages the operations of the district headquarters and two geographically separated sub-offices and provides oversight of a combination of 30 Deputy U.S. Marshals and 94 Court Security Officers.

Kerry L. Pettingill

Marshal Kerry L. Pettingill

Kerry L. Pettingill was appointed by President Donald J. Trump on September 30, 2019 as the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. The U.S. Marshals Service is the federal government's primary agency for fugitive investigations and security of the federal judiciary and courts.

Kim V. Gaffney

Marshal Kim V. Gaffney

On February 4th, 2019, Kim V. Gaffney was sworn-in as the 20th United States Marshal for the Western District of Wisconsin. As the United States Marshal for the Western District of Wisconsin, Gaffney is responsible for enforcing all orders of the United States District Court in the western 40,000 square miles of Wisconsin. Marshal Gaffney was elected three times as Marquette County Sheriff, serving from 2007 to 2019. Throughout his executive career, Marshal Gaffney provided leadership for several professional police organizations.

LaDon A. Reynolds

LaDon Reynolds was nominated on November 12, 2021 to be the U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Illinois. Previously, Marshal Reynolds served as the Chief of Police and the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Oak Park Police Department in Illinois since 2019, and served in the Oak Park Police Department since 1994.

Mark B. Shepherd

U.S. Marshal Mark B. Shepherd

As the United States Marshal, Shepherd leads U.S. Marshals Service activities for the Southern District of Mississippi. Marshal Shepherd began his law enforcement career in 1983 as a patrolman with the McComb Mississippi Police Department. He rose through the ranks of the Department and retired in 2003 as Lieutenant and SWAT Commander. He was elected and served as Pike County Sheriff for three terms from 2004-2015. Marshal Shepherd served as President of Mississippi Sheriff's Association from 2013-2014.

Mark F. Sloke

Marshal Mark Sloke

As Marshal, his responsibilities encompass leading and directing operations, including security and protection of the United States Courts, criminal investigations, fugitive apprehension, execution of federal court orders and other law enforcement activities. Marshal Sloke began his law enforcement career in 1976 working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Martin J. Pane

Marshal Martin J. Pane

In October of 2011, President Barack Obama appointed Martin J. Pane as the United States Marshal for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. As Marshal, his responsibilities encompass leading and directing operations, including security and protection of the United States Courts, criminal investigations, fugitive apprehension, execution of federal court orders and other law enforcement activities.

Michael C. McGowan

U.S. Marshal Michael McGowan

Michael C. McGowan was sworn in as the United States Marshal for the District of Delaware on October 30, 2015. Marshal McGowan is responsible for the management, administration, and direction of operations throughout the District of Delaware. His responsibilities as the Marshal include leading and directing a staff whose core missions include security and protection of the United States Courts, criminal investigations, fugitive apprehension, execution of federal court orders and other law enforcement activities.

Michael D. Baughman

Marshal Michael D. Baughman

Michael D. Baughman began his law enforcement career in 1990, as a Deputy United States Marshal in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia. In 1995, he transferred to the Western District of Pennsylvania. While there, he was promoted to the position of Supervisory Deputy United States Marshal in 2004, and directed the Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force responsible for the apprehensions of violent offenders throughout western Pennsylvania.

Michael East

Marshal Michael East

Michael East serves as the United States Marshal for the Eastern District of North Carolina. As Marshal, his responsibilities encompass leading and directing operations, including security and protection of the United States Courts, criminal investigations, fugitive apprehension, execution of federal court orders and other law enforcement activities.

Michael S. Yeager

Marshal Michael S. Yeager

As the United States Marshal, Yeager leads U.S. Marshals Service activities for the Northern District of Georgia, including federal judiciary protection, federal fugitive apprehension, seized asset management, federal prisoner housing and transportation, and Witness Security Program operation. Marshal Yeager attended West Georgia College and Brenau College. He is a graduate of the Clayton Regional Law Enforcement Academy and the Georgia Police Academy.

Michael T. Baylous

Marshal Michael T. Baylous

United States Marshal Michael T. Baylous began his law enforcement career as a Trooper within the West Virginia State Police. During his career with the West Virginia State Police, he served as a Field Trooper, an Investigator within the Bureau of Criminal Investigations, the Public Information Officer, and a Troop Logistical Officer.

In 2018, he retired from the West Virginia State Police, at the rank of Lieutenant, to accept the position of United States Marshal for the Southern District of West Virginia.