Hoeven: Dallas Carlson Nominated to Be U.S. Marshal for District of North Dakota

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that Dallas Carlson has been nominated by the president to serve as the U.S. Marshal for the District of North Dakota. Carlson currently serves as the director of the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation (NDBCI), a position he has held since 2011. 

“We welcome the president’s nomination of Dallas Carlson to serve as U.S. Marshal for North Dakota. Given his experience leading the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and his more than 35 years working in various aspects of law enforcement, Dallas has the background necessary to serve well as U.S. Marshal,” said Hoeven. “We look forward to advancing his nomination through the Senate.”

“I am very honored and humbled to be nominated by President Trump to serve as the next U.S. Marshal for the District of North Dakota. I am looking forward to the confirmation process in the coming weeks. The District of North Dakota has a very professional and dedicated staff at the Marshal Service. I look forward to working with them,” said Carlson.

“I want to thank Senator Hoeven for his support during this process and for moving my nomination forward. I also want to thank him for his continued support as the process moves through confirmation. Senator Hoeven’s staff is excellent to work with and has been a great help for me,” continued Carlson. 

Carlson began his 29 year career at NDBCI as a special agent before being promoted to chief agent and finally director of NDBCI. Prior to his time at NDBCI, he worked for the Devils Lake and Mandan police departments and the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office. Carlson has a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson State University and has trained at the North Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy, as well as the FBI National Academy. 

Duties of the U.S. Marshal include protecting the federal judiciary, apprehending federal fugitives, managing seized assets, housing and transporting federal prisoners and operating the Witness Security Program.