Garrett first served the City of Borger as Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem on the City Council from 2005 - 2008. After his time on the City Council, Garrett worked as a Part-Time police officer until until he was hired as a Full-Time Police Officer in April of 2010. Garrett worked his way up through the Police Department serving as a patrol corporal, patrol sergeant, administrative sergeant and finally as Support Services Lieutenant overseeing criminal investigations, information technology, public relations, animal services and state compliance. In June of 2018, Garrett started serving in his new role as Assistant to the City Manager.
Garrett earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas Tech University and is a Certified Public Manager. Garrett also holds a Master Peace Officer License and is a T.C.O.L.E. Instructor. Garrett has also held certifications as an Arson Investigator, Fire Investigator, Fire Inspector and E.M.T. Basic.