Joint Investigation Results in Arrest of Sumner County Doctor

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the 18th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Gallatin Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Hendersonville doctor on prescription-related charges. In February, investigators with the 18th Judicial Drug Task Force began investigating complaints that Dr. Lawrence Joseph Valdez … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Arrest of Sumner County Doctor

Now hiring! Biometrics Examiner

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: BIOMETRICS EXAMINER 1 CJIS DIVISION, TBI HEADQUARTERS 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 databases to process data, … Continue reading Now hiring! Biometrics Examiner

AMBER Alert Update 5: Elizabeth Thomas

One week after issuing an AMBER Alert for Elizabeth Thomas, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation remains hopeful and committed to its efforts to reunite the young girl with her family, friends, and community, as the search for her and her alleged kidnapper continues. Thomas, 15, disappeared on Monday, March 13th and is believed to have been … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 5: Elizabeth Thomas

TBI Special Agents Investigating Lebanon Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED 3/20/17 at 8:04pm: The individual who was shot has been identified as Christian Andrew Whitten Galindo, DOB 3/19/1993. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening. At the request of District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that happened Monday afternoon in Wilson County. Preliminary … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Lebanon Officer-Involved Shooting

AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

One week ago today, Elizabeth Thomas vanished from Columbia, Tennessee. Our efforts to locate her – and the man believed to have kidnapped her – remain active and ongoing, but to this point have produced no credible sightings or actionable information about their whereabouts. The individuals could be anywhere, and the TBI continues to urge … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

AMBER Alert Update 3: Elizabeth Thomas

Efforts to locate missing high school freshman Elizabeth Thomas remain active and ongoing as the concern about her relationship with former teacher Tad Cummins – and his intentions for her – only heighten the urgency surrounding this ongoing AMBER Alert in Tennessee and Alabama. Thomas, 15, disappeared on Monday, March 13th and is believed to … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 3: Elizabeth Thomas

TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Tad Cummins, of Columbia. Cummins (DOB 7-1-66) is wanted by the Maury County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Aggravated Kidnapping and Sexual Contact with a Minor. On March 13th, Cummins … Continue reading TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

AMBER Alert Update 1: Elizabeth Thomas

In spite of a relatively few number of tips, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continues its work, alongside the Maury County Sheriff’s Department, to locate and recover 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, who became the subject of a statewide AMBER Alert issued by the TBI, along with an Alabama AMBER Alert, on Tuesday evening. Thomas is white, … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 1: Elizabeth Thomas

Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: CJIS SUPPORT SPECIALIST CJIS SUPPORT CENTER, TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY   JOB DUTIES Responsible for conducting National Crime Information Center (NCIC) training and providing assistance to law enforcement agencies with all NCIC related questions. Teaches NCIC Basic Certification, Terminal Agency Contact … Continue reading Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist

4 Years of Casework Yields Arrest in 2013 Lincoln County Homicide

NASHVILLE – Several years of investigative work by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working in close collaboration with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, has resulted in the arrest today of a Lacey’s Spring, Alabama man accused in connection to a 2013 homicide. At the request of 17th District Attorney General Rob Carter, TBI Special Agents … Continue reading 4 Years of Casework Yields Arrest in 2013 Lincoln County Homicide