Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Seeks Re-Accreditation

NASHVILLE - Final preparations are underway for the on-site assessment of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation by representatives of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The assessment is scheduled for July 29 - August 1, 2019. The CALEA team is due to arrive in Nashville on Monday, July 29, 2019 and … Continue reading Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Seeks Re-Accreditation

Tullahoma Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Drug-Related Deaths

TULLAHOMA – Working alongside several local agencies, Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division have obtained indictments for a Tullahoma man in connection to the recent suspected drug-related deaths of two individuals. Following the deaths in early June, TBI Agents joined the investigation, alongside the Tullahoma Police Department, the Manchester Police … Continue reading Tullahoma Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Drug-Related Deaths

Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

TELLICO PLAINS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former police chief accused of misconduct. On February 14th, at the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Agents began investigating missing funds from the Tellico Plains Police Department’s drug enforcement fund, which totaled approximately $840. … Continue reading Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

TBI Releases Two New Crime Studies: Domestic Violence & School Crime

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies today, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic violence nexus. Both studies utilize data from the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the findings of ‘School Crime 2018’: The overall number of offenses … Continue reading TBI Releases Two New Crime Studies: Domestic Violence & School Crime

Hartsville Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Girlfriend’s Slaying

HARTSVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Trousdale County man in connection to the death of his girlfriend at their Sulphur College Road residence last year. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents began investigating the December 2018 death of … Continue reading Hartsville Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Girlfriend’s Slaying

TBI Arson Case Yields Arrest of Perry County Man

LINDEN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Linden man in connection to a fire at a Perry County business. TBI Agents began investigating the fire at All American Sports Bar on Monday, shortly after firefighters responded to the scene on Airport Ridge Road in Linden. During the … Continue reading TBI Arson Case Yields Arrest of Perry County Man

TBI Releases Annual Hate Crime & LEOKA Reports

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two publications, detailing the volume and nature of hate crime in Tennessee and violence directed toward the state’s law enforcement officers. Among the findings of ‘Tennessee Hate Crime 2018’: Overall, the number of incidents indicated as bias-motivated increased by 1.0%. Property-crime related offenses accounted for 24.9%, … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Hate Crime & LEOKA Reports

Authorities Seek Information About Kidnapping Suspect Possibly Connected to Additional Crimes

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Clarksville Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation into a man who may be connected to more than the one crime for which he already faces charges. At the request of 19th District Attorney General John Carney, TBI Agents joined the investigation … Continue reading Authorities Seek Information About Kidnapping Suspect Possibly Connected to Additional Crimes

TBI Job Opening: Forensic Technician / TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following open position. FORENSIC TECHNICIAN EVIDENCE RECEIVING, TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY JOB DUTIES Responsible for receiving forensic evidence into the laboratory from law enforcement officers. Enters data, including demographic case data and laboratory test assignments using the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). … Continue reading TBI Job Opening: Forensic Technician / TBI Headquarters

TBI Investigating McMinn County Use-Of-Force Incident

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an exchange of gunfire between officers and a subject in McMinn County during a foot pursuit early this morning. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred late Monday night at a location near 125 County Road 67 in … Continue reading TBI Investigating McMinn County Use-Of-Force Incident