About the Author
About the Author
The Author, The Honorable Robert Moore, retired United States Marshal is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Springfield, with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Marshal Moore was appointed by President Clinton in 1994-2002 to the position of United States Marshal for the Central District of Illinois. He is an accomplished writer, an inspiring motivational speaker, historian, and curator of the National Black Marshal traveling exhibit.
Since 1976, he has published numerous articles in variouspolice magazines. These articles include “Strategies for Increasing Black Police Executives,” “Chief Moore’s Journal to Vietnam and Cambodia,” “Marshal Service Gets Record Number of Black Marshals,” “History of the Minority Offices in the Illinois State Police,” and “Solving the Crises of Young Black Males.”
The President’s Men”
Author appointed by President Clinton on October 11, 1994
National Black Book Festival top 20 Semi-finalists for Best Authors Award
The New Book, “The President Men: Black United States Marshals in America,” A Career Guide for Police Executive to the United States Marshal Service
The black men and women who make it to the top in law enforcement as Chief of Police, Presidential appointed United States Marshal occupy the lofty executive suitesreserved for the most talented and most accomplished in America's law enforcement workforce. Part of a powerful, elite group, they are frontline managers and law emforcement executives who help make the important law enforcement decisions in their communities and the federal goveernment that affect not only the safety of their respective communnities, but also protect the Constitutional Rights of millions of Americans whose lives are affected or influenced by men and women.
Most men and women who pursue careers in law enforcement will not make it to the top. Those who do must demonstrate talent, good judgment, resourcefulness, and guts. George Lewis,and African American vice president and treasurer of Philip Morris Companies, Inc., says success requires hard work, total commitment, clear goals, and an understanding of what it takes to achieve them. "Prepare to seize opportunities as they arise," he advises. "You also must be willing to take risks, learning from both failures and successes." Frederick douglass in 1981 described what he believed to be the key to success.
Anyone aspiring to a law enforcement career can take inspiration from those top black Presidential appointed United Marshals, who are profiled in the new book “The Presidents Men :Black United States Marshals in America,” The men and women have proven that they have what it takes to excel in law enforcement as well as leaders in their respective communities, despite the odds.
Black Marshal Publishing: Robert Moore is President of Black Marshal Publishing and the author of the book “ The Presidents Men,” and the Police Magazine publication “Strategies for Increasing Black Police Executives”, he is a successful businessman with a profillo in real eatate. He has served the nation in three states as a community leaders and has served as both Chief of Police and as a Presidenrial appointed United States Marshal during a 36 year law enforcement career.
Prior to 1950 only three African American served the law enforcement community as frontline managers, executive or United States Marshal.. Frederick Douglass was appointed the first Black U.S. Marshal in 1877 by President Rutherford B. Hayes. The author was appointed by President Clinton 116 years later by President Clinton. During the initial appointment the author discovered that the contributions of black Marshals was to our society was given two and one half sentence in the official history book.