A reception honoring Captain Howard L. Marshall was held Friday, May 24, 2013 at the Winston County Library.
Captain Marshall retired after twenty-five years of service to the City of Louisville Police Department. Marshall has been employed by the City of Louisville since November 1, 1987. He began as a rookie in the Louisville Police Department, and worked his way through the ranks of Patrol Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and has served the City of Louisville Police Department as Captain since 2012.
Howard Marshall was recognized for his exemplary work done during his career in law enforcement. He dedicated his life to the service of others while expressing unconditional love for his family.
At the reception, Captain Marshall was presented with his service weapon, a gold watch and his badges and nametags from the department.
Chief L.M. Claiborne said, “This is a bittersweet event for the department and for Howard Marshall.”
Mayor Will Hill read the resolution honoring Marshall, and said it was a great honor to present the proclamation to Howard Marshall and his family.
Municipal Judge David Wilson remarked, “Twenty-five years of working with Marshall. Proud to have worked with him.”
Marshall was also honored for his 19 years serving as the law enforcement officer for the Louisville Housing Authority.