Louis E. Grever has been named Executive Assistant Director
(EAD) of the FBI’s Science and Technology Branch.
Director Robert S. Mueller, III appointed him to this position
to replace former EAD Kerry E. Haynes, who retired from
the FBI earlier this year. Most recently, Mr. Grever served
as Deputy Assistant Director of the Science and Technology
Mr. Grever entered on duty as a special agent with the FBI in 1988. Upon
completion of training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, he was
assigned to the Jackson Division. While in Jackson, Mr. Grever worked a
variety of investigations to include violent crimes, public corruption,
drug violations, and white collar crime. He also served as a member of
the Jackson Division's SWAT team and was certified as a Technically Trained
In 1992, Mr. Grever was promoted to the Engineering Section within the
Information Resources Division at FBI Headquarters, where he supported
FBI field operations that employed highly specialized technical methods
and techniques. Later that year, he was assigned to the newly formed Tactical
Operations Unit and was responsible for developing and delivering unique
technical capabilities in support of high priority criminal, counterintelligence
and counterterrorism investigations.
He was promoted in 2001 to Program Manager of the Technical Threat Assessment
Program within the FBI Laboratory Division, where he managed personnel
and resources charged with planning and conducting sensitive field technical
operations. In 2002, he was named Unit Chief of TACOPS I, a unit within
the newly formed Tactical Operations Support Center, Investigative Technology
Division. In that capacity, he led personnel who planned, coordinated,
and directed numerous field technical operations.
In 2003, Mr. Grever was selected as the Assistant Section Chief for the
Tactical Operations Section, Investigative Technology Division, and was
made responsible for programs, personnel, and resources assigned to the
FBI's Tactical Operations Support Center. He was promoted in 2004 to Chief
of the Tactical Operations Section, Operational Technology Division, with
overall responsibility for the Tactical Operations Program and ensuring
technical support was provided to the Physical Surveillance Program. He
also managed the deployment of the FBI's technical personnel and capability
that supported FBI overseas investigative efforts.
Upon the formation of the FBI Science and Technology Branch in 2006, Mr.
Grever was assigned as the interim special assistant to the Executive Assistant
Director and assisted in the initial organization and provisioning of the
four components that comprised the new branch. At the conclusion of that
assignment, he was appointed to serve as the Section Chief of the Special
Technologies and Applications Office within the Science and Technology
Branch. In that role, he was responsible for the discovery, development,
and delivery of innovative, technically-enabled investigative and analytical
capabilities. In 2007, he was promoted to the position of Deputy Assistant
Director. He has served as Acting EAD since the retirement of EAD Haynes
in June 2008.
Mr. Grever was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He earned a Bachelor
of Science degree in Police Administration and Management from the University
of Louisville in 1984 and later, in 2000, a Masters of Science degree in
Computer Information Systems from Strayer University, Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Grever served as a police officer with the
Jefferson County Police Department in Louisville, Kentucky.
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