Brent Beavers currently serves as the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) for the Denver Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). He is responsible for ATF operations throughout Colorado, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.
Prior to his selection, Mr. Beavers served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Kansas City Field Division since September 2020. In this role, Mr. Beavers was responsible for ATF criminal enforcement operations in the Eastern District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois, the District of Nebraska, and both of the districts within the state of Iowa. He has also served as the Acting SAC for the Phoenix Field Division from March 2022 to June 2022.
Additionally, Mr. Beavers has served in several ATF headquarters’ positions, leading programs with national exposure, such as Deputy Chief of the Special Operations Division. As part of this assignment, he was responsible for managing the groups within Investigative Services, which include the Technical Operations Branch, Digital Forensics Branch, Undercover Branch, OCDETF Branch, Polygraph Branch, and the Enforcement Support Branch. Mr. Beavers also served as the Branch Chief of the Frontline Investigative Support Branch, where he was responsible for ATF’s Monitored Case Program and ATF’s Frontline Program. These programs provided oversight of ATF’s enforcement and regulatory mission. In October 2015, he was selected to be the Resident Agent in Charge of Memphis where he supervised criminal enforcement operations in the Western District of Tennessee. He began his career with ATF in 2007 and was assigned to the Memphis Field Office as a Special Agent.
Prior to joining ATF, Mr. Beavers was employed as a Special Agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Beavers is a 1998 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice. He is married with three children.