WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today released the following statements after the U.S. Senate confirmed John Garrison as U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Texas in Tyler:
“I am grateful my colleagues voted to confirm John Garrison as the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Texas,” Sen. Cruz said. “John has dedicated 28 years of service to the Eastern District, and Texans will continue to be well served by John’s professionalism and experience as U.S. Marshal.”
“John’s nearly three decades of experience and leadership in the Marshals’ Service will make him an excellent U.S. Marshal,” said Sen. Cornyn. “I’m grateful to my Senate colleagues for supporting his confirmation and I congratulate him on this achievement.”
John Garrison is a retired Judicial Security Inspector for the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Eastern District of Texas. He joined the USMS in 1990 as a Deputy U.S. Marshal. Mr. Garrison spent his entire 28-year USMS career in the Eastern District of Texas, serving as the District’s Sex Offender Investigations Coordinator, Judicial Security Inspector, and Acting Assistant Chief. During his career with the USMS, Mr. Garrison also served AS a member of the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and the USMS Special Operations Group. Prior to joining the USMS, he served as a Deputy Sheriff for the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office in Alexandria, Louisiana from 1987 to 1989. Mr. Garrison served in the United States Marine Corps from 1977 to 1980.