Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: TRAINING OFFICER 1 E-LEARNING SPECIALIST/INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: Responsible for gathering project requirements from subject matter experts (SMEs), to include consultation to create/revise storyboards, audio/video scripts, infographics, scenarios, and online course content. Assesses the scope and timeline for projects. … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

Washington County Deputy Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Washington County deputy on assault and official misconduct charges. On September 20th, at the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, who was appointed as a special prosecutor, TBI Agents began investigating an … Continue reading Washington County Deputy Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Special Agents are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday evening in McMinn County. Preliminary information indicates that deputies with the McMinn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 200 block of County Road in Niota in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hamblen County

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred  Friday morning in Hamblen County. Preliminary information indicates that just after 5:30 a.m., the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a crash in the 3000 block of Heathcliff Road in … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hamblen County

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into Hancock County Jail

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment and arrest of a now former corrections officer who stands accused of abusing his position to introduce contraband into the Hancock County Jail. In August, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into Hancock County Jail

Newport Couple Indicted in Cocke County Arson Investigation

COCKE COUNTY – A joint investigation has led to the indictment of a Newport couple on attempted arson charges. In January 2017, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents joined Tennessee Fire Investigative Services, the Newport Police Department, and the Newport Fire Department in investigating an attempted arson that … Continue reading Newport Couple Indicted in Cocke County Arson Investigation

Media Advisory: East Tennessee Media Day

KNOXVILLE – The TBI Public Information Office would like to invite you to bring your cameras and questions to the TBI Media Day event at our Knoxville Field Office on Wednesday, October 30th. Want to know more about opioids, methamphetamine, and other drug-related issues? This Media Day session will focus entirely on drug trends in … Continue reading Media Advisory: East Tennessee Media Day

LaFollette Councilwoman Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

LAFOLLETTE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a member of the LaFollette City Council. On February 14th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents began investigating a recording device that was found in the LaFollette City Hall Conference … Continue reading LaFollette Councilwoman Indicted in TBI Misconduct Case

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Elizabethton

Updated 9/16/19 at 5:00 p.m. ET: The deceased individual has been identified as Jeffrey Michael Gibble (DOB 11/3/85), of Johnson City. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Monday morning in Elizabethton. Preliminary information indicates that just before … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Elizabethton

Former New Market Police Officer Indicted on Additional Charges

JEFFERSON COUNTY  –  Ongoing casework by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in additional charges against a former New Market police officer. Earlier this year, at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Agents, along with investigators with the 4th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, … Continue reading Former New Market Police Officer Indicted on Additional Charges