Monday, July 30, 2012

Robert D. Grant, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago office of the FBI announced today his retirement


Robert D. Grant, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced today his retirement from government service, effective September 3rd of this year, culminating a 29-year career with the FBI.
                      Mr. Grant has served as the head of the Chicago office, the FBI’s oldest and most legendary field office, since January of 2005.  He is the longest serving agent-in-charge in the history of the Chicago office, which was first established in 1908.  In this role, Mr. Grant has overseen many significant investigations, including the arrest of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on corruption charges, the racketeering indictment and conviction of numerous high ranking members of the Chicago Mafia as part of the “Family Secrets” case, and the arrest of two Chicago men on charges related to the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India.