THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Athens, Greece) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release November 19, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES E. DOUGLAS HAMILTON AS UNITED STATES MARSHAL FOR
THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY
The President today announced his intent to nominate E. Douglas Hamilton to serve as United States Marshal for the Western District of Kentucky.
Mr. E. Douglas Hamilton, of Louisville, Kentucky, served with the Louisville Division of Police for twenty-eight years, working in special operations, crime prevention, the narcotics unit, property room, training, and community development. From 1990-1999, he served as Chief of the Louisville Division of Police, overseeing 1000 employees and a budget of $60 million. From 1989-1990 he served as Assistant Chief of Police, managing the crime prevention services within the city of Louisville. He began his service in the Louisville Division of Police as a Police Officer, progressing to Sergeant and Lieutenant before becoming Assistant Chief.
Mr. Hamilton received a B.S. degree in police administration from the University of Louisville.
The United States Marshals 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.