Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Seeks Re-Accreditation

NASHVILLE - Final preparations are underway for the on-site assessment of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation by representatives of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The assessment is scheduled for July 29 - August 1, 2019. The CALEA team is due to arrive in Nashville on Monday, July 29, 2019 and … Continue reading Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Seeks Re-Accreditation

Former Assistant Jail Administrator Charged with Assault, Official Oppression

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of the former assistant jail administrator in Claiborne County. Last month, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating an alleged assault of an inmate at the Claiborne County … Continue reading Former Assistant Jail Administrator Charged with Assault, Official Oppression

Kimball Man Arrested, Charged with Criminal Homicide

JASPER – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Jasper Police Department, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the 12th Judicial District Drug Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a Kimball man on a homicide charge. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, … Continue reading Kimball Man Arrested, Charged with Criminal Homicide

Tullahoma Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Drug-Related Deaths

TULLAHOMA – Working alongside several local agencies, Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division have obtained indictments for a Tullahoma man in connection to the recent suspected drug-related deaths of two individuals. Following the deaths in early June, TBI Agents joined the investigation, alongside the Tullahoma Police Department, the Manchester Police … Continue reading Tullahoma Man Indicted, Charged with Murder in Drug-Related Deaths

Three Men Charged After Back-to-Back Drive-by Shootings

MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of three men after a drive-by shooting in Fayette County on July 6th and a related drive-by shooting in Mason on July 7th. On July 7th, at the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI … Continue reading Three Men Charged After Back-to-Back Drive-by Shootings

Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

TELLICO PLAINS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former police chief accused of misconduct. On February 14th, at the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI Agents began investigating missing funds from the Tellico Plains Police Department’s drug enforcement fund, which totaled approximately $840. … Continue reading Former Police Chief Indicted, Charged in TBI Misconduct Case

Multi-Agency Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictments

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation including Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tactical Diversion Agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and narcotics detectives with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Murfreesboro Police Department, and Metro Nashville Police Department, has resulted in the indictment of three Middle Tennessee men … Continue reading Multi-Agency Investigation into Overdose Death Results in Indictments

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

At the request of 10th District Attorney General  Stephen Crump, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday evening in Bradley County. Preliminary information indicates the incident began just before 8:30 p.m. when officers with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a location in the 1200 block of … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Bradley County

TBI Investigating Hawkins County Use-Of-Force Incident

At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding a use-of-force incident that occurred in Hawkins County Tuesday evening. Preliminary information indicates that the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle crash along with shots being fired at a location on Short Road. Upon arrival, … Continue reading TBI Investigating Hawkins County Use-Of-Force Incident

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Smyrna

Updated 9:50 a.m. 6/29/19: The deceased individual has been identified as William Lamb, DOB 06/06/1943. At the request of District Attorney General Jennings Jones, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday night around 8 p.m. in the 100 block of Chestnut Street in Smyrna. Preliminary … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Smyrna