WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) applauded Senate confirmation of Gary Grimes to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Arkansas.


“Gary Grimes has dedicated his career to public safety. I am confident he will continue to serve Arkansas with the same honor and distinction he has demonstrated as a law enforcement officer. I congratulate Gary on his new role as U.S. Marshal,” Boozman said.


“As U.S. Marshal, Gary Grimes will continue to diligently serve the state of Arkansas, just as he has done for decades. I congratulate him on his confirmation and wish him the best in his new role,” Cotton said.


Since 2011, Grimes has served as the principal owner of Grimes & Associates, LLC, a law enforcement, security and government affairs consultancy. Grimes has a worked in a number of law enforcement capacities including as Liaison to Law Enforcement and Emergency Management for Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that role Grimes served as a law enforcement officer in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas including as the Sheriff of Sebastian County from 1989 to 1999.