Now Hiring! Intelligence Analyst Positions Open! (Chattanooga & Knoxville)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. INTELLIGENCE ANALYST 1 | Criminal Investigation DivisionKnoxville Job Duties: This is an entry-level position responsible for providing analytical support to Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agencies statewide and nationwide, in response to requests for assistance. Specifically, provides analytical aid … Continue reading Now Hiring! Intelligence Analyst Positions Open! (Chattanooga & Knoxville)

TBI Warns of Phone Scheme Involving Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline Number

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation would like to warn the public about a reported phone scheme involving a man presenting himself as a representative of a human trafficking task force. The scheme reportedly uses the phone number of the Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline, as well as a number associated with the Metropolitan Nashville … Continue reading TBI Warns of Phone Scheme Involving Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline Number

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Overton County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI special agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the deadly shooting of a Sewanee man during an interaction with deputies from the Overton County Sheriff’s Office on Friday evening. Shortly after 7 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an address in the 1600 block … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Overton County

Antioch Man Indicted, Charged in TBI Sex Doll Investigation

NASHVILLE – Special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit have arrested and charged an Antioch man accused of possessing childlike sex dolls. TBI agents began investigating its case in October 2020, after receiving information that William Crowder (DOB 4-11-69) ordered a childlike sex doll to be shipped … Continue reading Antioch Man Indicted, Charged in TBI Sex Doll Investigation

Six Men Arrested, Charged in Monroe County Human Trafficking Operation

SWEETWATER – A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI’s Human Trafficking Unit, the Sweetwater Police Department, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the 10th Judicial District Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations, and the office of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump has resulted in the arrest of several men … Continue reading Six Men Arrested, Charged in Monroe County Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Launches TN KidKit, New Resource for Parents and Guardians

EASY-TO-USE TOOL AIMS TO SPEED UP SEARCHES FOR MISSING TENNESSEE CHILDREN NASHVILLE – Today, to coincide with National Missing Children’s Day, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation launched TN KidKit, a resource to help parents and guardians document key details about the children in their care, just in case an emergency should arise. “When a child … Continue reading TBI Launches TN KidKit, New Resource for Parents and Guardians

TBI Releases Annual Campus Crime Study

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic Evident in Steep Declines in Key Metrics NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s college and university campuses. The report compiles data submitted to TBI through the state’s Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Campus Crime Study

TBI Special Agents Investigating Nashville Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE: 4/26/21 (3:15 PM Central): The TBI has identified the man killed in this incident as Marvin Veiga (DOB: 2-15-89). At the request of 20th District Attorney General Glenn Funk, and as outlined in the memorandum of understanding between his office, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, TBI special agents … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Nashville Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Agents Investigating Knoxville Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE (April 14, 2021, 4:00 Eastern): The TBI has confirmed the student who died during Monday’s incident as Anthony J. Thompson, Jr. (DOB 12/1/2003). Additionally, as the investigation continues, and as TBI agents learn more about the set of events that unfolded at Austin-East Magnet High School Monday afternoon, the Bureau would like to update … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Knoxville Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year 2020. The report, released in accordance to the requirements in Tennessee Code Annotated §38-10-102, uses established definitions and methodology and provides information qualifying incidents submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies. … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Report on Law Enforcement-Related Deaths