Grant Beise is a 31-year nationally and internationally recognized veteran of the FBI where he specialized in complex organized crime, gambling, and violent gang investigations. He served as the lead agent for the FBI in the investigation of the murder of five children in a gang-related arson in St. Paul, resulting in 23 convictions and multiple life sentences. The case was described by the sentencing federal judge as one of the worst crimes in U.S. history. He followed that case with the convictions of those responsible for the murder of a young child in St. Paul.
Grant has received the St. Paul Police Department Chief's Award three times, more than any individual outside the department. He was recognized by the International Homicide Investigators Association for his work and has received honors from the FBI and the United States Attorney's Office.