TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County

At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man during an interaction with deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Monday afternoon. Around 12 p.m., while conducting an investigation in the 3700 block of Robin Park Circle in Memphis, Shelby … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelby County

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Morgan County

At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that happened Sunday in Morgan County. Preliminary information indicates at approximately 5:30 p.m. Eastern, deputies with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call of reports of a man with a … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Morgan County

TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that happened early Sunday morning in Ripley. Preliminary information indicates just after midnight, an officer with the Ripley Police Department was patrolling along Jefferson Street when he witnessed two individuals in a vehicle … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Ripley Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Oakland

Updated 9:55 a.m. 12/25/2020: The deceased individual has been identified as Michael Brandon Joyner, DOB 10/08/1981. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday evening in Oakland in Fayette County.  Preliminary information indicates that around 6 p.m., an officer with the Oakland Police … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Oakland

TBI Statement: Dangelo Dorsey Case

UPDATE (Monday, September 14, 10:25 AM Central): As the investigation continues, and as TBI Agents learn more about the set of events that unfolded on and around Interstate 24 on Sunday afternoon, the Bureau would like to clarify the record on two points. Following the shooting inside of the vehicle on Sunday morning, in which Dangelo … Continue reading TBI Statement: Dangelo Dorsey Case

TBI Releases January-March 2020 Statewide Crime Trends

NASHVILLE – To illustrate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the volume and nature of crime in the state, today the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released select preliminary crime data trends for the first three months of 2020. The data, gathered through TBI’s Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS), compiles incidents submitted by the … Continue reading TBI Releases January-March 2020 Statewide Crime Trends

TBI Addresses Coronavirus-Related Delays in State Firearms Background Checks

NASHVILLE – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation would like to explain the reasons for delays customers and firearms dealers may have experienced this week while securing a firearms background check or appeal in the state, and the steps being taken to alleviate the situation. The Tennessee Instant Check … Continue reading TBI Addresses Coronavirus-Related Delays in State Firearms Background Checks

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

New TBI Study Analyzes Dangers Faced by Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Officers

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2013 “Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers Killed or Assaulted” (LEOKA) study. The annual study compiles data submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies to the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings for 2013: -The number of reported LEOKA victims decreased 3.7% from … Continue reading New TBI Study Analyzes Dangers Faced by Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Officers

New TBI Report Sheds Light on Hate Crimes in Tennessee

NASHVILLE - Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its “Tennessee Hate Crime 2013” report. The annual study compiles statistics reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies to the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: -Ethnicity/National Origin victim offenses nearly tripled from 25 victims in 2012 to 96 victims in 2013. … Continue reading New TBI Report Sheds Light on Hate Crimes in Tennessee