Present Interest and Professional Associations
Counsel Against Rape
Sane / SART
Alabama Sheriff's Association
Various Victim Rights Groups
National Sheriff's Association
Member - Police Benevolent Association
Former Board of Director of Alabama Sheriff's Youth Ranches
Member of Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council
Former Board member of William Kidd Franklin Boys & Girls Club
Advisory Board member with the Angel House Counseling Center
Member of the Montgomery County Community Punishment & Corrections Program
Former District Board Member of the Montgomery Co. Emergency Management
Montgomery County Children's Policy Council
Former Member of SAYNO Board of Directors
Former Board of Directors Member for Montgomery Area United Way
Former Advisory Board for Weed & Seed Program
David "D.T." Marshall has lived in Montgomery County, Alabama since age 16. He was born in Ft. Devens, Massachusetts and moved to Montgomery in 1966. He graduated from Sidney Lanier High School in 1968 and joined the United States Army where he served for 8 years and received an honorable discharge. He joined the Montgomery Police Department and served in the Patrol Division, the Motorcycle Division, and the Detective Division. He later became the Commander of the Robbery-Homicide Unit of the Detective Division where he retired after 20 years of service. He was a recipient of the Police Officer Of The Year Award in 1985. In 1998 he was elected as the 35th Sheriff of Montgomery County and was re-elected in 2002, 2006 and again in 2010. In recent years, he was voted as VOCAL’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for 2005-2006.
Sheriff Marshall has an open-door policy and welcomes new ideas and incentives. His average work day is 10 hours long, seven days a week. He assists his deputies by being open-minded and working side-by-side with them and with other personnel. He personally patrols the communities and streets of Montgomery County.
Sheriff Marshall believes in and is involved with the communities with every aspect of the Sheriff’s Office in such ways as the Neighborhood Watch Programs, answering calls and participating in programs with outside agencies such as Crime Stoppers, Crime Victims Compensation, VOCAL, Neighbor’s INC (formally known as Neighbors Who Care), also all the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Departments as well as other Law Enforcement Agencies.
While working as a detective with the Montgomery Police Department Sheriff Marshall was instrumental in helping start up a NATIONWIDE program with Neighbor’s INC., where a clean-up committee of citizens remove biological/hazardous waste that is left behind at a serious violent crime scene.
Sheriff Marshall remains very active in his community where he is a member of the Neighborhood Crime Watch Program of Snowdoun and other surrounding communities. In his spare time, he likes to fish.