TBI Accepting Applications for Knoxville Citizens’ Academy

Want to learn more about the work we do at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation? We are now taking applications for the 2020 TBI Citizens’ Academy held in East Tennessee. The four-week academy will take place in March at the TBI Office in Knoxville. The TBI Citizens’ Academy was designed to develop a better understanding … Continue reading TBI Accepting Applications for Knoxville Citizens’ Academy

Former National Guard Recruiter Indicted, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Juveniles

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Knoxville man on multiple counts of statutory rape by an authority figure. In September, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents joined the New Tazewell Police Department in investigating … Continue reading Former National Guard Recruiter Indicted, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Juveniles

Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent Criminal Investigator (2 positions)

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: TBI SPECIAL AGENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR 1 Technical Services Unit – Digital Forensics TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: Conducts investigations in which computers, cell phones, or digital media were used during the commission of a crime.  Digital Forensics Special Agent-Criminal Investigators acquire digital … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent Criminal Investigator (2 positions)

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greeneville

Updated 11/27/19 at 8:20 a.m. ET: The individual involved in this incident has died. He’s been identified as Hollis Lewis (DOB 02/06/68), of Bybee TN. At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday evening in Greeneville. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Greeneville

Rocky Top Man Arrested, Charged in Shooting Death of Neighbor

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Rocky Top Police Department has resulted in an arrest in connection to a deadly shooting that occurred in Rocky Top Saturday morning. At the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Agents joined the Rocky Top Police Department … Continue reading Rocky Top Man Arrested, Charged in Shooting Death of Neighbor

Sullivan County Woman Indicted, Charged in Overdose Death

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Kingsport woman on murder charges in connection to an overdose death. In July, TBI Special Agents, Detectives with the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department, and investigators with the 2nd Judicial Drug Task … Continue reading Sullivan County Woman Indicted, Charged in Overdose Death

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