TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday morning in Charleston. Preliminary information indicates that in the early morning hours on Sunday, deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance call on Laguna Drive. A … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

La Vergne Man Charged with Solicitation of a Minor

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Special Agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a La Vergne man. On October 1st, TBI Agents received information about an individual who was engaged in sexually illicit conversations on an online platform. During the course … Continue reading La Vergne Man Charged with Solicitation of a Minor

TBI Statement: Cannabis Sativa Analysis

NOTE: In recent days, you may have seen reporting about our crime laboratories and changes to our work to analyze plant material that may be marijuana. We want to take the opportunity to provide some context to clear up any confusion that may exist. In late August, District Attorneys General and Law Enforcement across the … Continue reading TBI Statement: Cannabis Sativa Analysis

Former Cannon County Sheriff’s Department Employee Charged with Theft

CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former employee at the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, on June 11th, TBI Agents began investigating a report of theft from the evidence room at … Continue reading Former Cannon County Sheriff’s Department Employee Charged with Theft

Two Former Warren County Corrections Officers Charged

McMINNVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in two former corrections officers with the Warren County Jail being charged with tampering with governmental records. At the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, on January 14th, TBI Agents joined investigators with the DA’s office in investigating … Continue reading Two Former Warren County Corrections Officers Charged

Thirteen Law Enforcement Officers Graduate from TBI State Academy

NASHVILLE – Thirteen local law enforcement officers from across the state and two criminal justice students are new graduates of the TBI State Academy. The Academy was created as a professional and specialized training ground for Tennessee law enforcement officers who want to expand their education and training in the criminal justice field. Through the … Continue reading Thirteen Law Enforcement Officers Graduate from TBI State Academy

We’re Hiring! Two Open Positions Announced

FORENSIC TECHNICIAN Memphis Laboratory, Shelby County Monthly salary $2,769-$4,430 Job Duties: Responsible for receiving forensic evidence into the laboratory from law enforcement officers. Advises submitting agencies on recommended laboratory testing of evidence and notifies submitting agencies or individuals to retrieve completed evidence.  Creates case files and enters data, including demographic case data and laboratory test … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Two Open Positions Announced

Media Advisory: Lab Tour Video Availability

MEDIA ADVISORY: LAB TOUR VIDEO AVAILABILITY NASHVILLE – Later this month, the Forensic Services Division at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will offer a media tour of the Nashville Crime Laboratory. Because of the volume of ongoing cases, and restrictions that ensure sterility of the testing, this will be the only opportunity this year for … Continue reading Media Advisory: Lab Tour Video Availability

Westmoreland Police Officer Faces Assault Charge

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Westmoreland Police Officer on an assault charge. At the request of 18th District Attorney General Ray Whitley, on August 9th, TBI Agents began investigating an allegation of excessive use of force against Westmoreland Police … Continue reading Westmoreland Police Officer Faces Assault Charge

Joint Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Four Arrests

CLEVELAND – An investigation by Special Agents with the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, detectives with the Cleveland Police Department, and investigators with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of two Tennessee men, and two men from Georgia. Over a three-day period beginning August 15th, as part … Continue reading Joint Human Trafficking Investigation Results in Four Arrests