Want to learn more about how the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation works? We are now taking applications for the next TBI Citizens’ Academy, which takes place in May at TBI Headquarters in Nashville. Read more below or on our website. The link to the application is included. Applications are being accepted through the end of February 2016.

TBI Citizens’ Academy

The TBI Citizens’ Academy was designed to develop a better understanding and awareness in the community of the TBI through a hands-on approach.

The four-week academy is held in May of each year. It offers local citizens a peek at the TBI’s work, ranging from its investigations of homicides, crime scenes, and cybercrime, to the Fusion Center with tracking terrorism information and criminal activity related to Tennessee.

Citizens applying for the academy must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for selection.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must not have a criminal history other than minor traffic violations
  • Must be physically able to meet training requirements
  • Must attend one Tuesday night, three-hour session per week and one three-hour session on a Saturday for firearms training
  • Must sign all required documents and waivers

Due to classroom size the academy will be limited to 25 individuals per session.

– See more at: http://www.tn.gov/tbi/article/tbi-citizens-academy#sthash.Fq0J433J.dpuf