Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: CRIME INFORMATION COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST Tennessee Information Enforcement System (TIES) Unit 1 Vacancy TBI Headquarters Davidson County Job Duties: Responsible for monitoring the TIES computer system to ensure law enforcement agencies and databases are connected and working. Assists law enforcement agencies with National Crime … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings for Three Positions

Campbell County Man Indicted on Solicitation and Sexual Exploitation Charges

Updated 01/09/20 at 5:30 p.m. ET to include additional information about the individual’s charges. CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Campbell County man on solicitation and exploitation charges involving a minor. In April, at the request of 8th District Attorney … Continue reading Campbell County Man Indicted on Solicitation and Sexual Exploitation Charges

Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Perjury

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former police chief on forgery and perjury charges.                                          In September 2019, at the request of 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI Special Agents began investigating allegations against Samuel Ogburn (DOB 07/13/77). The investigation revealed … Continue reading Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged with Perjury

Celina Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

CLAY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, the 13th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol has resulted in the arrest of a Celina man on attempted murder and assault charges. On December 30th, at the request of 13th District Attorney … Continue reading Celina Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

Suspect Identified in 1985 TBI Cold Case

CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a grand jury finding implicating a convicted felon in a more than 30-year old cold case. On January 1, 1985, TBI Special Agents were requested to investigate the homicide of a female whose bound body was found along … Continue reading Suspect Identified in 1985 TBI Cold Case

Three Men Indicted in Campbell County Jail Assault

CAMPBELL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of three men in connection to an assault that occurred at the Campbell County Jail. In July, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Agents began investigating an alleged assault at the … Continue reading Three Men Indicted in Campbell County Jail Assault

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