DomesticPreparedness met with John F. Clark, Director, U.S. Marshals Service. The director of the U.S. Marshals Service details the wide variety of support – technical and operational – the USMS provides to state and local law-enforcement agencies in times of emergency, whether they are natural disasters or terrorist/security threats.
John F. Morton
John F. Morton is the Strategic Advisor for DomPrep. He is also the Homeland Security Team Lead for the Project on National Security Reform (PNSR). A member of the DomPrep team since its founding, he has served as managing editor for writer assignments and interviewer for scores of DomPrep audio interviews.
John F. Clark was appointed by President George W. Bush on March 17, 2006 to serve as the ninth Director of the United States Marshals Service. Mr. Clark is a 23-year veteran of the United States Marshals Service and prior to his appointment as Director, was appointed by President Bush to serve as the United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Clark also served as the Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal and Acting Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia.Mr. Clark began his career with the United States Marshals Service in the Northern District of California, where he served in the San Francisco and San Jose offices. Mr. Clark has held other senior management positions within the Marshals Service, including Chief Inspector of the Internal Affairs Division and Chief Inspector of the International Fugitive Investigations Division. Mr. Clark also served for seven years as a member of the Special Operations Group.