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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Friday nominated Matthew D. Harris to serve as the U.S. marshal in Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Matthew D. Harris to serve as the U.S. marshal in Utah.

A 20-year veteran federal law enforcement officer, Harris is an assistant special agent in charge with the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General.

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Harris worked in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Salt Lake City from 2000 to 2006. He has been an adjunct criminal law professor at Salt Lake Community College since 2003. He started his career in 1997 with what was then the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Harris has a doctorate in business administration from Northcentral University, a master's in public administration from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a public administration and criminal justice degree from Kutztown University.

His nomination is subject to Senate approval.