About Brad Garrett
Brad Garrett Investigations International Inc (BGIII) provides unparalleled Investigative and Intervention Services for corporations and individuals. Brad Garrett’s communications skills have diffused hostage-takers, calmed rogue employees, and prompted hardened terrorists and criminals to confess to him at length. Mr. Garrett’s skills can help you resolve corporate problems, find answers to criminal cases, and train your staff.
Mr. Garrett has personally investigated some of the most difficult and high-profile cases of the last 20 years. He has obtained confessions from the first World Trade Center bomber, one of the Washington D.C. snipers, the CIA shooter, and dozens of other suspects. Mr. Garrett was a hostage negotiator for the FBI for 17 years and diffused many intense and dangerous situations through careful communications techniques. Mr. Garrett has successfully investigated numerous threats of members of Congress and other high-profile individuals. He has successfully investigated product tampering cases, getting answers and solutions before the corporation’s brand-name could be tainted. Mr. Garrett has conducted company internal investigations for corporations and advocacy organizations. He has consulted nationally and internationally on numerous terrorism, homicide and sexual assault cases. In addition to over 30 years of experience, Mr. Garrett holds a PhD in Criminology from the University of Louisville.
Mr. Garrett successfully investigated the CIA murders committed by Mir Aimal Kansi, a Pakistani national who saw himself as a lone-wolf Muslim terrorist. The manhunt for Kansi led around the globe for more than four years, culminating in a dangerous arrest in the room of a hotel in rural Pakistan. Mr. Garrett personally obtained a signed confession from Mr. Kansi. Mr. Garrett obtained the confession of Ramzi Yousef, the first World Trade Center bomber. He also obtained the confession of Washington area sniper Lee Boyd Malvo. Mr. Garrett has obtained numerous other confessions from hardened criminals, and has frequently responded to requests from local police who could make no inroads with a suspect.
Mr. Garrett led the team of investigators in Tbilisi, Georgia after a would-be assassin, Vladimir Arutyunian, tossed a live hand grenade at U.S. President George W. Bush in May 2005. Confronted with a crime scene of several thousand people, Mr. Garrett methodically reviewed photos of the entire crowd from which he identified the only viable suspect. Mr. Garrett later obtained a confession from the Mr. Arutyunian.
Mr. Garrett has successfully investigated a number of extortion attempts against corporate executives, email fraud schemes, corporate security breaches, and threats to sitting members of Congress. A major U.S. retail and beverage corporation requested Mr. Garrett to personally handle a product contamination investigation that could have diminished the company’s brand name and profits. Mr. Garrett successfully located the perpetrator, stopped the tampering, and made recommendations to the corporation to protect against future contaminations. Mr. Garrett assisted a CEO of a major communications company who was being extorted via the Internet. Mr. Garrett learned that the same criminal group had also extorted several other major corporate executives and connected the cases. This investigation resulted in the arrest of the Peruvian national who was behind the scheme and who had operated outside of the U.S.
Mr. Garrett has taught numerous courses on interview and interrogation techniques, hostage negotiation, and case investigation to attorneys, law enforcement agents and officers, banking associations and large corporations.
Mr. Garrett has testified about interviewing and interrogation methods and issues, the proper use if informants and examination of investigative techniques.
Mr. Garrett has successfully investigated many cold case homicides and abandoned criminal cases.