Mathew Silverman began his federal law enforcement career in 2001 with the United States Capitol Police and currently serves as an Assistant Chief with the United States Marshals Service (USMS). Mr. Silverman collaterally serves as the Operations Commander for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Taskforce.
Mathew is the Community Outreach Liaison for the District and partners with the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation’s Badges for Baseball Program. This program brings law enforcement officers together with the community by mentoring underprivileged children. Mathew is the 2017 recipient of the United States Attorney General Community Outreach Award and the 2019 recipient of the Maryland Governor’s award for Community Service
Mathew has held several elected positions with Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) where he currently serves as the National Executive Vice President and President of Chapter 45 in Maryland. Mr. Silverman previously served as the Agency President for the USMS and was appointed by the FLEOA National Board to serve as the Executive Vice Chair of National Legislation.
In 2009, Mathew was elected to the Annapolis, Maryland, City Council. Serving on public safety and public housing committees, Mr. Silverman managed the city’s $94M annual budget and provided direct oversight of police, fire, EMS, and the Office of Emergency Management budget worth $16M.
Mathew is a current member of the National Sheriffs Association (NSA), Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
Mathew earned his Master’s degree of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree of Arts in Human Resources Management, Law Enforcement Studies. Mathew is a Graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC), the New Jersey Chiefs of Police Command and Leadership Academy and the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command.