Juvenile Charged in Connection with Greene County Double Homicide

GREENE COUNTY – As a result of an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and detectives with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, an arrest has been made in connection with a double homicide. At the request of 3rd Judicial District Attorney Dan Armstrong, TBI agents began working alongside the Greene County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Juvenile Charged in Connection with Greene County Double Homicide

Eight Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sevier County

UPDATED 4/25/22 at 2:30 p.m. to reflect a correction to the charge placed against Eric Griffith. SEVIER COUNTY – A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Sevierville Police Department, the Pigeon Forge Police Department, the Gatlinburg Police Department, the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit, and the … Continue reading Eight Arrested in Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sevier County

We’re Hiring! Three Uniformed Officer Openings Announced at TBI Offices Across the State

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following positions: TBI UNIFORMED OFFICERProtective Services Unit3 VacanciesDavidson CountyMadison CountyKnox County Job Duties:Responsible for patrolling TBI facilities (indoors and grounds) by foot and vehicle multiple times per assigned shift. Monitors and observes facility management and physical security systems (e.g., cameras, security alarms, … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Three Uniformed Officer Openings Announced at TBI Offices Across the State

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knox County

UPDATED 4/15/22 at 8:50 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Paul Derrick Moss II (DOB: 6/8/70), of Lexington, KY. At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal officer-involved shooting in Knox County Thursday evening. The incident involved the … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Knox County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

UPDATED 4/14/22 at 4:15 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Timmy Lee Thurman Jr (DOB: 11/22/93), of Bristol. At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred this morning in Sullivan County. Just before 9:30 a.m., a deputy … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sullivan County

Now Hiring! TBI Criminal History Examiner

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position. CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 1Tennessee Instant Check System (TICS) UnitTBI Headquarters (Nashville)1 Vacancy Job Duties:Responsible for performing entry level criminal history examination work, to include verifying and updating criminal history information for dispositions, diversions, fingerprint submissions, and/or expungement orders. Performs background … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Criminal History Examiner

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cocke County

UPDATED 4/4/22 at 9:45 p.m. - The deceased individual has been identified as Christopher C. Hutson (DOB: 5/26/87), of Church Hill, TN. At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in Cocke County. The incident happened just before … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cocke County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in McMinn County. Shortly after 2:00 a.m., deputies with the McMinn County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 300 block of County Road 116 in Athens … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in McMinn County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI special agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred overnight Saturday in Bradley County. Preliminary reports indicate that just before midnight, deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

Two Scott County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Homicide

SCOTT COUNTY – An joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of two men in connection with a shooting that occurred in October. On October 25, 2021, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI agents began … Continue reading Two Scott County Men Indicted, Charged with Reckless Homicide