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(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today offered her congratulations to Lieutenant David Cargill of Newfields on his nomination by the White House to serve as U.S. Marshal for the District of New Hampshire. Shaheen recommended that President Obama consider Cargill for the position earlier this year.

"David Cargill has shown great leadership as a New Hampshire State Trooper for more than 20 years and now as the commander of its Terrorism and Intelligence Units, and I congratulate him on this nomination," said Shaheen. "His experience with state and federal law enforcement, including the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, has prepared him well for this position. I look forward to a quick confirmation by the Senate."

"I am honored to be nominated to the position of U.S. Marshal for the District of New Hampshire, and I look forward to the opportunity," said Cargill.  "I want to thank Senator Shaheen and the entire New Hampshire Congressional delegation for their support."

Cargill is a Lieutenant with the New Hampshire State Police, currently serving as commander of its Terrorism and Intelligence Units. He began his service with the State Police in 1986 as a trooper, rising through the ranks to his current position.  In 2001 Lieutenant Cargill received FBI National Security Clearance and has served as an active member of the New Hampshire-FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, New Hampshire Liaison to the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), New Hampshire board member of the Northeast Regional Intelligence Group, and an Advisory Board Member to the Department of Homeland Security State and Local Intelligence Community of Interest (HS SLIC). From 1984 to 1986, Cargill served as a police officer with the Hampton, New Hampshire Police Department.  He is a graduate of Granite State College.