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President Obama Nominates Kelvin Washington for U.S. Marshal for the District of South Carolina
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Kelvin Washington for U.S. Marshal for the District of South Carolina. Washington currently serves as Sheriff of Williamsburg County, South Carolina.
“Sheriff Washington has dedicated his career to protecting his fellow South Carolinians,” said President Obama. “He has displayed courage and persistence in the pursuit of justice, and I am honored to nominate him today to continue his selfless work on behalf of the people of South Carolina as a U.S. Marshal.”
Kelvin Washington: Nominee for U.S. Marshal for the District of South Carolina
Kelvin Washington is Sheriff of Williamsburg County in South Carolina. He has been with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office since 1993, rising through the ranks to his current position. Since 2008, he has been an Adjunct Professor at Charleston Southern University in the Criminal Justice Division. Mr. Washington has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Horry-Georgetown Technical College in the Criminal Justice Division since 2007. He began his law enforcement career with the City of Florence Police Department as a Patrolman and Investigator in 1990 and served there for three years. Mr. Washington has a Master of Science degree in criminal justice from Troy University (2008) and a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from American Intercontinental University (2006).