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Bye, Bye Barry Grissom; U.S. Attorney Steps Down

U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom sits in his Wichita office this week, just prior to stepping down from his post.  Grissom is taking a job with a private law firm in Kansas City.  (Photo by Sean Sandefur, KMUW Radio)

Barry Grissom, the U.S. Attorney for Kansas, steps down today (FRI), after working for the Justice Department for nearly six years. Under his watch, the office has been involved in numerous prosecutions - from gang members to drug dealers to human traffickers. His office has also been involved in thwarting would-be terrorists. Reporter Sean Sandefur sat down with Barry Grissom to talk about his time in office… and what lies ahead in his career.


That’s the U.S. Attorney for Kansas, Barry Grissom.  He was speaking with Sean Sandefur, a reporter for KMUW Radio in Wichita.  Grissom is stepping down from his position today (FRI). Grissom's replacement has already been named. Former First Assistant U.S. Attorney Tom Beall takes over the top job in the Kansas office today (FRI). Beall is a Leavenworth native. He's also a graduate of Kansas State University, Baker University and Washburn Law School. You can hear a longer excerpt from Barry Grissom here, at the KMUW website.

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Barry Grissom Looks Back at Time as U.S. Attorney for Kansas

The U.S. Attorney for Kansas, Barry Grissom, is stepping down today (FRI) from a position he's held for nearly six years. Under his watch, he' been involved in numerous prosecutions - from gang members to drug dealers to human traffickers. Grissom says his proudest achievements were helping to stop would-be terrorists from attacking Wichita and Fort Riley.


Grissom is taking a job at a private law firm. His replacement has already been named. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tom Beall, a Leavenworth native, takes over in the top job today (FRI).  

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Outgoing U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom on His Biggest Regret

Barry Grissom, the U.S. Attorney for Kansas, steps down today (FRI). For nearly six years, Grissom has prosecuted drug dealers, murderers and would-be terrorists who tried to blow-up Fort Riley and Wichita's international airport.  


Grissom's replacement has already been named. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tom Beall, a Leavenworth native, takes over in the top job today (FRI).

 

Bye, Bye Barry Grissom; Looking Back at His Time as U.S. Attorney for Kansas

Barry Grissom Looks Back at Time as U.S. Attorney

Barry Grissom on His Biggest Regret

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