Teen Charged in Murder of Pregnant Brownsville Woman

BROWNSVILLE – Following a judge’s decision on Wednesday to transfer the case against a juvenile suspect to adult court, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is now identifying a 17-year-old charged in connection to a December 2019 deadly shooting that claimed the life of a pregnant woman. At the request of 28th District Attorney General Garry … Continue reading Teen Charged in Murder of Pregnant Brownsville Woman

TBI Releases 2019 Law Enforcement-Related Death Study

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in 2019. The report, released in accordance to the requirements in Tennessee Code Annotated 38-10-102, uses established definitions and methodology and provides information on qualifying incidents submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies. Data … Continue reading TBI Releases 2019 Law Enforcement-Related Death Study

Alabama Man Charged in Marion County Homicide

JASPER – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of an Alabama man for a homicide that occurred over the weekend in Jasper. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, on March 22nd, TBI Special Agents responded to a report of a shooting … Continue reading Alabama Man Charged in Marion County Homicide

Camden Woman Arrested, Charged in Double Homicide

CAMDEN – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Camden Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Camden woman on charges connected to a double homicide. At the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, today, TBI Agents joined the investigation into a double homicide … Continue reading Camden Woman Arrested, Charged in Double Homicide

TBI Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Franklin County

At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Franklin County. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 11:15 Friday night, a deputy with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and an officer with the Winchester Police Department were involved in a … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Franklin County

TBI Addresses Coronavirus-Related Delays in State Firearms Background Checks

NASHVILLE – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation would like to explain the reasons for delays customers and firearms dealers may have experienced this week while securing a firearms background check or appeal in the state, and the steps being taken to alleviate the situation. The Tennessee Instant Check … Continue reading TBI Addresses Coronavirus-Related Delays in State Firearms Background Checks

Hardin County Man Arrested, Charged with Aggravated Arson

COUNCE – Special Agent Fire Investigators from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Hardin County Man in connection with a fire at a residence in Counce, in which two individuals were inside. TBI Agents along with the Hardin County Fire Department began investigating the fire in the 900 block of Damron … Continue reading Hardin County Man Arrested, Charged with Aggravated Arson

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Dyer County

At the request of 29th District Attorney General Danny Goodman, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Dyer County. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 5:47 p.m. Wednesday, the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man threatening an individual with a weapon in the 1200 … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Dyer County

Now Hiring! TBI Announces Three Open Positions

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions:   TBI MEDICAID FRAUD AUDITOR Medicaid Fraud Control Division 1 Vacancy TBI Headquarters, Davidson County  Job Duties: Requests TennCare claims billing information and summary reports at the request of Medicaid Fraud TBI Special Agents for the purpose of investigative support. Compiles and audits … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Three Open Positions

Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Eight Arrests

JOHNSON CITY – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and detectives with the Johnson City Police Department has resulted in the arrest of several men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors Over a two-day period beginning March 12th, as part of an undercover investigation aimed at addressing human … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in Eight Arrests