Senators Inhofe, Lankford Applaud Nomination for US Marshal

U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and James Lankford (R-OK) today applauded the nomination of Kerry Lee Pettingill to serve as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

“Kerry Lee Pettingill has an outstanding and distinguished career in law enforcement,” said Inhofe. “I commend Kerry on his nomination to serve as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. I know he will serve this new position and the people of Oklahoma well and look forward to his swift confirmation.”

“Kerry Pettingill is an excellent choice to serve as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma,” said Lankford. “Kerry is well-qualified, has a strong reputation, and has served Oklahoma well as Director of the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security, through his work with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, and with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. I am thankful to the Administration for nominating Kerry, and I look forward to his swift confirmation in the Senate in the days ahead.”