- "Well, they were before my time—I became security chief for Graf Station about five years back. But there wasn't that much to investigate. Both suspects were downsider transients—one killed another downsider, the other murdered a quaddie he'd got into some stupid dispute over a payment with. Guilt confirmed by witnesses and fast-penta interrogation. It's almost always downsiders in these affairs, I notice."
- ―Venn discusses the only two murders in the last ten years on Graf Station[src]
Crew Chief Venn of Graf Station Security was the head policeman for Graf Station. He had a low opinion of downsiders in general, and of Barrayarans in particular. He found himself in the unenviable position of being the person Miles Vorkosigan demanded information from as the investigation of the events of Diplomatic Immunity progressed.