TBI Special Agents Investigating Pigeon Forge Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred this morning in Sevierville. Preliminary information indicates that just before 4:00 a.m., officers with the Pigeon Forge Police Department attempted to stop a driver suspected of DUI along the Parkway. The driver, … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Pigeon Forge Officer-Involved Shooting

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Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Inappropriately Touching Inmate

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County corrections officer accused of inappropriately touching an inmate. In January, at the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents began investigating Timothy A. Edens (DOB 10/3/94). During the … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Inappropriately Touching Inmate

Two Arrested, Charged in McMinn County Human Trafficking Investigation

MCMINN COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation,  the Athens Police Department, and the Office of the 10th District Attorney General has resulted in the arrest of two men accused of attempting to purchase illicit sex from minors. This week, TBI Agents, working alongside investigators from the Athens … Continue reading Two Arrested, Charged in McMinn County Human Trafficking Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Sullivan County Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 2/28 at 9:55 a.m.: Based on information gathered at this time, preliminary autopsy results indicate that Jackie Scott Pendergrass died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The investigation remains active and ongoing. Updated 2/26 at 4:15 p.m.: Sgt. Steve Hinkle has died as a result of his injuries. At this time, the investigation remains active … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Sullivan County Officer-Involved Shooting

Now Hiring! Criminal History Examiner (2 Positions)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 1 FEE PROGRAMS UNIT TBI HEADQUARTERS 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! Criminal History Examiner (2 Positions)

Now Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Nashville Crime Lab

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: 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). Distributes … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Job Openings Announced in Nashville Crime Lab

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into East Tennessee Jail

JOHNSON CITY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a now former corrections officer on charges related to bringing contraband into the Hancock County Jail. In December, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations involving … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Charged with Bringing Contraband into East Tennessee Jail

Two Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of two men accused of trafficking women for the purposes of commercial sex. Last week, working alongside the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, TBI Agents conducted an undercover human trafficking operation. … Continue reading Two Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: TBI UNIFORMED OFFICER PROTECTIVE SERVICES UNIT TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY 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, … Continue reading TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

Arrest Made as Part of Multi-Agency Investigation into Middle Tennessee Drug Overdoses

NASHVILLE – A joint operation involving Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tactical Diversion Agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Murfreesboro Police Department, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, and the Metro Nashville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of an Old Hickory man on drug-related charges … Continue reading Arrest Made as Part of Multi-Agency Investigation into Middle Tennessee Drug Overdoses