Retired agent William “Bill” Ouseley served 25 years with the FBI. He spent 21 of those years investigating organized crime and retired as Supervisor of the Organized Crime Squad, in the Kansas City FBI Field Division. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Bill Ouseley, along with Kansas City Detective Gary Jenkins, reviews the history of the Kansas City mob and the reign of mob boss Nick Civella, who ran the Kansas City mob for 30 years. Bill Ouseley was involved in numerous prosecutions of mob figures and is exceptionally knowledgeable about syndicated crime. He has testified in Federal Courts as an expert witness in various areas of organized crime activity, and provided testimony before a  U.S. Senate special investigative committee on rackets. Bill Ouseley is the author of an historical accounting of the Kansas City mob – Open City: True Story of the KC Crime Family 1900-1950 and the true crime book Mobsters in Our Midst, the story of the rise and fall of Kansas City’s longest-reigning mob boss and the powerful crime family that he controlled.

Supervisory Special Agent (Retired)

William Ouseley

9/12/1960 – 9/30/1985












Kansas City Detective (Retired)

Gary Jenkins










Gary Jenkins retired from the Kansas City Police Department in 1996 after a 25-year career. In addition to practicing law, Gary’s has written a book documenting the investigation into Las Vegas skimming activities, Leaving Vegas: The True Story of How the F.B.I. Wiretaps Ended Mob Domination of Las Vegas Casinos. Gary also produced a documentary and co-hosts a podcast both are titled Gangland Wire Crime Stories. You can purchase the film, listen to the podcast and learn more about Gary Jenkins at


Bill Ouseley’s book on the Kansas City mob and its longest-reigning mob boss can be purchased here.
















You can learn more about Gary Jenkins’ book, film and podcast at














Jerri Williams, a retired FBI agent, author and podcaster, attempts to relive her glory days by writing crime fiction and hosting FBI Retired Case File Review. The true crime podcast available for subscription on iTunes Apple Podcast, Stitcher and other popular podcast apps. Her FBI crime thriller—Pay To Play— about a female agent investigating corruption in the Philadelphia strip club industry is available at as an e-book, trade paperback and audiobook. 


This episode was sponsored by – the only on-line directory made available to the general public featuring “retired” FBI AGENTS / ANALYSTS interested in showcasing their skills to secure business opportunities.




  Oct 12, 2017

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