WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statements regarding President Trump’s announcement of his intent to nominate two longtime law enforcement officers to fill two of Georgia’s U.S. Marshal vacancies.
President Trump intends to nominate John Cary Bittick of Forsyth, GA, as U.S. Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia and David L. Lyons of Savannah, GA, as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Georgia.
“Our U.S. Marshals provide critical protection for our citizens and support for our justice system,”said Senator Isakson. “These two Georgians are well-qualified and excellent choices for these demanding roles. I look forward to assisting them with their Senate confirmation process.”
“Georgia is home to some of the most impressive law enforcement officers in the nation,” said Senator Perdue. “I applaud President Trump on nominating John Cary Bittick and David Lyons, they will serve our nation well and make Georgia proud.”
The White House press release on the announcement can be found here.
It was just 4 months ago that Lyons announced his retirement as Chief of the Garden City Police. Read more about that HERE.