Mark A. Marshall has been in state and local law enforcement for 21 years. At present he is the Chief of Police in Smithfield, Virginia and has held that position for over 15 years. He is currently the Chairman for the LInX regional information-sharing project. This initiative includes the sharing of data between local, state and federal agencies and in 2005 won International Association of Chief’s of Police (IACP) award for Excellence in Technology.
He was elected as a Vice-President (2006) for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and is currently 4th VP on the Board of Officers. As part of his duties for IACP, he has oversight of all of the technology committees. They include the Communications and Technology committee, CJIS committee, and the Law Enforcement Information Management (LEIM) section. He is the appointed representative for IACP on the Advisory Policy Board (APB) for the FBI’s CJIS division. Additionally, he serves on the APB’s Information Sharing Subcommittee. He is a past Board member of the Law Enforcement Information Standards Council (LEITSC). LEITSC has developed data standards for record management systems/computer aided dispatch systems that are nationally accepted.
He sits on a variety of committees and commissions with an emphasis on technology, governance, and policy impact. Chief Marshall is the past president of the Hampton Road’s Chief’s Association and is currently on the executive board with the Virginia Association of Chief’s of Police.
His education includes a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from Old Dominion University and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Saint Leo University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Police Executive Leadership program through the University of Richmond and the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation. He has authored numerous published articles and regularly conducts seminars and presentations at national and international venues.
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