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US Marshal Named For South Carolina

U.S. president Donald Trump has submitted the name of Thomas M. Griffin Jr. to serve as United States Marshal for the state of South Carolina. Griffin is currently the resident agent in charge for the U.S. Secret Service in Greenville, South Carolina – a post he has held since 2010.  In two…

U.S. president Donald Trump has submitted the name of Thomas M. Griffin Jr. to serve as United States Marshal for the state of South Carolina.

Griffin is currently the resident agent in charge for the U.S. Secret Service in Greenville, South Carolina – a post he has held since 2010.  In two decades with the Secret Service, he has worked in field offices in Greenville and in New Jersey – as well as the presidential protection division in Washington, D.C. and the James J. Rowley Training Center in Beltsville, Maryland.

Prior to joining the Secret Service, Griffin served in the Richland County sheriff’s department from 1985 to 1996 as a deputy, detective, and detective Sergeant.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina.

Griffin’s nomination was part of the White House’s “second wave” of U.S. Marshal nominations, announced early Tuesday morning.  Trump’s office also named Marshals in Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

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