Senate confirms Nashua man for U.S. Marshall

Washington D.C. – Yesterday, the U.S. Senate confirmed a Nashua man to be North Iowa’s next federal marshal.

Douglas Strike will serve 52 counties and oversee the transport of prisoners, apprehending fugitives, protecting the courts and seizing criminal assets.

Born in Nashua, Strike served as Nashua’s police chief from 1974-1977 and then spent 20 years as chief deputy with the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office from 1981-2001.

Strike replaces Kenneth James Runde of Dubuque whose term expired.