Knox County Woman Identified as Victim in 1996 Grainger County Cold Case

GRAINGER COUNTY – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a homicide that occurred more than 25 years ago. In September 1996, TBI agents were requested to assist the Grainger County Sheriff’s Office in investigating the discovery of human remains that were found by hunters in a … Continue reading Knox County Woman Identified as Victim in 1996 Grainger County Cold Case

Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: BIOMETRICS EXAMINER 1 DATA QUALITY UNIT Davidson County TBI Headquarters, Nashville 1 Vacancy Job Duties: Responsible for monitoring fingerprint submissions from criminal justice and non-criminal justice agencies (for example: poor quality prints, demographic information, fingerprint verification, etc.). Utilizes the appropriate … Continue reading Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

Caregiver Indicted, Charged with Rape in Knox County

KNOX COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the indictment of a Blount County man, accused of raping a vulnerable adult in his care. In March, after receiving information from the Knoxville Police Department, TBI agents began investigating allegations of sexual misconduct involving … Continue reading Caregiver Indicted, Charged with Rape in Knox County

Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. TBI CONTRACT ANALYST – INTFISCAL UNITTBI Headquarters/County1 Vacancy Job Duties:Enters and monitors contract accounts payables ensuring all appropriate accounting strings and supporting documentation are submitted. Notifies TBI Professional Standards Unit (PSU) that Special Contract Requests have been approved and contracts … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Announces Job Openings in Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson

Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following position: CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 3 Fee Programs Unit TBI Headquarters, Davidson County 1 Vacancy Job Duties: The Criminal History Examiner 3 (CHE3) will be assigned to the Tennessee Open Records Information Services (TORIS) or Tennessee Applicant Processing System (TAPS). The CHE … Continue reading Job Opening Announced at TBI Headquarters

We Hear You: Blue Alerts & Your Frustration Around Audible Notifications

Our goal at the Tennessee Bureau Investigation is always to protect and serve our great state. One way we do that, when there is a direct danger to the public, is by using a network of partners to disseminate information as quickly as possible.  In AMBER and Blue Alerts, TBI uses TDOT road signs, lottery … Continue reading We Hear You: Blue Alerts & Your Frustration Around Audible Notifications

Monterey Man Indicted, Charged in TBI ICAC Investigation

MONTEREY – Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside the Cookeville Police Department and Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained indictments charging a Monterey man accused of possessing and sharing child sexual abuse material. In April, after receiving information from the Cookeville Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, TBI agents assigned … Continue reading Monterey Man Indicted, Charged in TBI ICAC Investigation

Newport Man Indicted on Arson and Insurance Fraud Charges

COCKE COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Newport man on arson and fraud charges.  In December, TBI agents joined the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a fire that occurred at a home in the 100 block of Bybee … Continue reading Newport Man Indicted on Arson and Insurance Fraud Charges

Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

HANCOCK COUNTY – An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Tazewell woman accused of arson.   In May 2021, TBI agents joined the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Alanthus Hill Volunteer Fire Department in investigating a structure fire that occurred in … Continue reading Tazewell Woman Indicted, Charged with Arson

Former Sullivan County Deputy Indicted, Accused of Theft

SULLIVAN COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a former Sullivan County deputy. In March, at the request of 2nd Judicial District Attorney General Barry Staubus and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, TBI agents began investigating allegations of theft against Cody Cookenour (DOB: … Continue reading Former Sullivan County Deputy Indicted, Accused of Theft