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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Nominates Michael McGowan to Serve as U.S. Marshal

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, President Obama nominated Michael McGowan to serve as U.S. Marshal for the District of Delaware.

“Michael McGowan has a long and stellar track record in public safety,” said President Obama.  “I’m honored to nominate him to serve as a United States Marshal, and I know he will show unwavering courage and commitment in protecting his fellow citizens.”

Michael McGowan: Nominee for United States Marshal for the District of Delaware

Michael McGowan currently serves as the New Castle County Director for United States Senator Christopher Coons, a position he has held since 2011. Previously, McGowan spent 22 years with the New Castle County Police Department, where he retired in 2011 as the Department’s Chief of Police. McGowan is affiliated with the Police Executive Research Forum, and he serves on the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau of Delaware. McGowan received his B.S. from the University of Delaware in 1984 and his M.S. from Wilmington University in 2008.