Senate Confirms Nomination of David Davis to Serve As U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Illinois

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of David C. Davis to serve as United States Marshal for the Southern District of Illinois: 

“David Davis has decades of experience in the U.S. Marshals Service—serving and protecting the people of the Southern District—as well as the integrity and judgment to serve with distinction in this position.  We are pleased that our colleagues agreed and unanimously confirmed Mr. Davis as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Illinois.” 

Based on recommendations made by the screening committee the Senators established in the Southern District, Durbin and Duckworth forwarded the names of individuals to President Biden for consideration for this position, including Mr. Davis.

Mr. Davis’ biography from the White House is included below:

David C. Davis: United States Marshal Nominee for the Southern District of Illinois

David C. Davis has served as a Task Force Officer for the Illinois State Police Department since 2017. From 1994 to 2016, Mr. Davis worked for the United States Marshals Service, where he served as Supervisory Deputy United States Marshal from 2014 to 2016, Criminal Investigator from 2005 to 2014, Witness Security Inspector from 2003 to 2004, and Deputy United States Marshal from 1994 to 2004. Mr. Davis received his M.A. from Webster University in 2018 and his B.A. from University of Missouri at St. Louis in 1985.