Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners elects Garrett as president

Graves Garrett partner Nathan Garrett recently accepted the position of president of the Kansas City (Mo.) Board of Police Commissioners. The other four board members elected Garrett.

Appointed to the board on July 27, 2017, Garrett previously served as vice-president. The Board of Police Commissioners is responsible for overseeing the operations of the KCPD, its nearly 2000 employees and $250 million-dollar annual budget.

Prior to entering private practice, Garrett served stints as a municipal police officer, Missouri state trooper, state prosecutor, FBI special agent and federal prosecutor. As a federal prosecutor, Garrett served as chief of the Terrorism and National Security Unit in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri and as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas. He also served as a special assistant U.S. attorney while serving as a special agent for the FBI.

Recipient of the 2018 Lawyer of the Year recognition, Garrett’s law practice focuses on federal civil and criminal investigations, complex commercial litigation and false claims act (qui tam) prosecution and defense.