THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES HOWARD H. TAGOMORI AS U.S. MARSHALL FOR THE DISTRICT OF HAWAII
The President today announced his intent to nominate Howard H. Tagomori to serve as U.S. Marshall for the District of Hawaii
Mr. Howard H. Tagomori, of Kahului, Hawaii, has served with the County of Maui Police Department since 1966, and as the Chief of Police since 1988. He served as Deputy Chief for seven years previously. During his tenure as Chief, Mr. Tagomori initiated community policing programs, oversaw a reorganization of the Department, was responsible for the Department receiving accreditation and was instrumental in building the county's new police building. He previously served as a patrolman for the Honolulu Police Department and as a frameman for the Hawaiian Telephone Company. He has served as President of the Hawaii State Law Enforcement Officials Association, as President of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy Associates, and as Chapter Chairman of the State of Hawaii Organization for Police Officers. Mr. Tagomori received an Associates in Science Degree from Maui Community College.
The United States Marshal Service is responsible for providing support and protection for the Federal courts, apprehending Federal fugitives, operating the Federal Witness Security program, maintaining custody of and transporting Federal prisoners, and responding to emergency crisis situations.