Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation of a fatal fire by Special Agent Fire Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Wilson County man. In November 2019, fire investigators responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Commerce Street in Watertown. Resident Ben Edward Thompson, … Continue reading Wilson County Man Charged in 2019 Fatal Fire

Now Hiring! TBI HR Analyst, Criminal History Examiner

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. HR ANALYST 2 Human Resources Unit, TBI Headquarters (Nashville) 1 Vacancy  Monthly Salary Range: $3,053-$4,885 Job Duties: Serves as the Agency Time and Labor Administrator.  This role includes auditing time and labor reports; processing special overtime projects related to time … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI HR Analyst, Criminal History Examiner

TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9

JACKSON – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new tool in the fight against crime across the state.  His name is Zeus, a 2-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever with a special talent.  He can sniff out electronic storage devices – like hard drives, flash drives, even micro SD cards less than a millimeter thick – … Continue reading TBI Welcomes Agency’s First Electronic Storage Detection K-9

Jackson County Arson Investigation Results in Arrest

JACKSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Murfreesboro man on charges including theft and vandalism. On May 5, 2019, TBI Special Agents and Jackson County deputies began investigating a fire involving tractors and … Continue reading Jackson County Arson Investigation Results in Arrest

McEwen Man Charged with Exploitation, Solicitation of Minor

PERRY COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Perry County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a McEwen man, charged with exploitation and solicitation of a minor. At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, in October 2019, TBI Special Agents, … Continue reading McEwen Man Charged with Exploitation, Solicitation of Minor

Job Openings at Nashville Crime Laboratory

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions: TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1FORENSIC BIOLOGY UNIT2 VacanciesNashville Crime LaboratoryDavidson County Job Duties:Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; and composing technical laboratory reports describing the results of tests.  Uses and maintains advanced scientific instrumentation. … Continue reading Job Openings at Nashville Crime Laboratory

Washington County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

WASHINGTON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Johnson City man on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. In May, TBI Agents received information via a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited … Continue reading Washington County Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hamilton County

At the request of 11th District Attorney General Neal Pinkston, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday night in Hamilton County. Preliminary information from the scene indicates that a deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle on Coral Road. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Hamilton County

Job Opening at TBI Headquarters

The TBI seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position: CRIMINAL HISTORY EXAMINER 3Criminal Records Unit1 Vacancy TBI HeadquartersDavidson County Job Duties:Responsible for the examination of dispositions, diversions, fingerprint submissions, and/or expungement orders to verify and update criminal history information. Performs background checks for local and/or state law enforcement agencies, Federal Firearm Licensees … Continue reading Job Opening at TBI Headquarters

Mother, Friend Charged Following Jackson County Child Death Investigation

JACKSON COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of two people, in connection to the 2019 death of a toddler. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on December 11, 2019, TBI Special Agents began investigating injuries sustained by … Continue reading Mother, Friend Charged Following Jackson County Child Death Investigation