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Nathan Garrett Appointed to KC Board of Police Commissioners

Garrett offers Experience as Former Federal and State Prosecutor, State Trooper, FBI Agent

Graves Garrett LLC is pleased to announce Partner Nathan Garrett has been appointed by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens to serve on the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners for the Kansas City Police Department.

The Board of Police Commissioners has the responsibility of overseeing the provision of police services to the residents of Kansas City, Missouri, as mandated by Missouri statute. The Commission provides oversight and guidance to the Kansas City Police Department on a range of budgetary, administrative, personnel and policy matters, including the hiring of the Department’s Chief of Police.

“I hope my experience as a former police officer, state trooper, FBI Special Agent, and federal and state prosecutor will serve our community and the Department well,” Garrett said. “It will certainly inform my contributions to the critically important work and decisions of this Board. I am privileged to have the opportunity to serve as a Police Commissioner and honored to be in a position to protect the interests of our community, the Department, and the officers and civilians who serve and protect our neighborhoods each and every day.”

Garrett spent the first several years of his career as a city police officer, Missouri State Trooper and county prosecutor before moving on to federal law enforcement, first as an FBI Special Agent and later as an Assistant United States Attorney in Dallas and Kansas City, where he last served as Chief of the National Security and Terrorism Section.

In addition to his new role as a Kansas City Police Commissioner, Garrett manages a full-time law practice focused on nationwide representation of individuals and corporations involved in government investigations and enforcement, and high stakes civil and commercial litigation. Garrett is a past recipient of the Department of Justice’s Distinguished Service Award and has repeatedly been recognized by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, KC Magazine 100 and the Kansas City Business Journal’s Best of the Bar.

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