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United States Attorney's Office Names Eric Day As New Public Information Officer

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama

Steven Butler, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, announces today that Eric Day, who also serves as the Victim Witness Coordinator for the United States Attorney’s Office, will now serve as the office’s Public Information Officer.

Eric was born and raised in Mobile, and graduated from Toulminville High School in 1971. After serving in the U.S. Army, he received his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and his Masters of Education in Counseling from the University of South Alabama.

Eric started his Criminal Justice career working for the Alabama State Department of Pardons and Parole in 1975, and stayed until he was employed by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office in 1977. While there, he served as a Deputy Sheriff, Corrections Officer, Assistant Warden of the Mobile County Jail, Assistant Planning Officer, Director of the Victim Witness Program, Evaluator and Director of the Mobile County Work Release Program.

In May of 1988, Eric was hired by the United States Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Alabama, as the Law Enforcement /Victim Witness Coordinator.

We are honored to have Eric Day serve in the capacity, and request that all media inquiries be directed to Eric Day, who can be reached at and 251-415-7120.

Updated March 17, 2017