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President Obama Nominates Michael A. Hughes to Serve as a U.S. Marshal

WASHINGTON- Today, President Obama nominated Michael A. Hughes to serve as a U.S. Marshal for the Superior Court for the District of Columbia. 

“I am pleased to nominate this outstanding public servant to serve as a U.S. Marshal,” said President Obama.  “Throughout his career, Michael has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to justice.  I am grateful for his continued willingness to serve and protect the American people.”

Michael A. Hughes to be United States Marshal for the Superior Court for the District of Columbia

Michael A. Hughes has spent his entire law enforcement career with the United States Marshals Service.  He began his tenure in 1991, and has held various posts within the Marshals Service, including a stint with the Witness Security Division and an assignment to the protection detail of the Deputy Attorney General.  He currently serves as the Chief of the Office of Crisis Services within the U.S. Marshal Service’s Tactical Operations Division.  From 2003 to 2004, Hughes was detailed by the U.S. Marshals Service to the Washington, DC office of Senator Frank Lautenberg.  Hughes graduated from Montclair State University in New Jersey in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree and received a Master of Public Administration degree from American University in 2007.  He currently resides in Washington, DC.