Louie McKinney - President
- U.S. Marshal Service 1968-1994
Acting Director of the U.S. Marshals Service, 2001
Louie T. McKinney was appointed by President George W. Bush as the Acting Director of the United States Marshals Service on February 9, 2001. McKinney joined the US Marshals Service as a Deputy US Marshal in 1968. He further served in several leadership capacities including Chief Inspector for Interpol and Deputy Chief of Witness Security. Additionally, he was twice appointed by the Attorney General to be the US Marshal for the Virgin Islands. At the time of his retirement in 1994, he was Chief of the Enforcement Division, responsible for numerous fugitive investigations and initiatives.
Mr. McKinney’s prior experience also includes 7 years in the US Navy, 5 years as an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in DC, and 2 years with the CIA. With more than 40 years of service to his country, McKinney has received numerous awards and citations, including several from the Attorney General and the White House.