TBI Releases Annual Statewide Crime Study

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2016 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report, revealing a slight overall increase in reported instances of crime in the most recent reporting year. The annual study compiles data reported from each law enforcement agency in the state through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). The TBI’s … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Statewide Crime Study

Livingston Man Indicted on Sex-Related Charges

COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of an Overton County man on sexual battery and sexual exploitation charges involving a minor. At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, on November 15, 2016, Special Agents began investigating Clayton Wesley Copeland on … Continue reading Livingston Man Indicted on Sex-Related Charges

Two-Year Drug Investigation Yields Multiple Arrests

NASHVILLE – A two-year-long investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration has resulted in six individuals being arrested and facing multiple drug charges.                                                     Following an investigation that began in August 2015, on Wednesday, Agents with the TBI and DEA, along with officers … Continue reading Two-Year Drug Investigation Yields Multiple Arrests

$24,000 Reward Offered in Hardeman County Cold Case

UPDATED: A photo of the victim, Michael Bell, has been added to the end of this post. NASHVILLE – Representatives from the offices of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the 25th District Attorney General and the Hardeman County Sheriff today announced the creation of a $24-thousand reward, in an effort … Continue reading $24,000 Reward Offered in Hardeman County Cold Case

TBI Agents Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich – and per the Memorandum of Understanding in place between the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, and the District Attorney General – the TBI is investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Lakeland earlier today. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

Former National Guard Sergeant/ Deputy Indicted on Theft, Official Misconduct Charges

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Army National Guard Joint Force Headquarters has resulted in the arrest of a Linden man on charges of theft and official misconduct.                                                                  At the initial request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, in August 2015, TBI Special Agents began … Continue reading Former National Guard Sergeant/ Deputy Indicted on Theft, Official Misconduct Charges

Gainesboro Man Charged with Impersonating a TBI Agent

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Gainesboro man charged with impersonating a TBI Special Agent.                                                                    At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, on February 23rd, TBI Special Agents began investigating a report that an individual had entered a … Continue reading Gainesboro Man Charged with Impersonating a TBI Agent

Now Hiring! Tennessee Fusion Center IT Business Administrator

The Tennessee Fusion Center, housed at TBI Headquarters, is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following open position. Tennessee Fusion Center IT Business Administrator – Lead Minimum Salary = $4,736/month The TN Fusion Center was created to enhance information sharing between federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and acts as a clearinghouse for … Continue reading Now Hiring! Tennessee Fusion Center IT Business Administrator

TBI Seeking Information in Ongoing MNPD Officer-Involved Shooting Case

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man captured in surveillance images near the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting on February 10th. The images, obtained by TBI Agents, indicate the man pictured above was the passenger in a vehicle driven by Jocques Clemmons during … Continue reading TBI Seeking Information in Ongoing MNPD Officer-Involved Shooting Case

Joint Investigation Results in Arrest of McMinnville Man on Homicide Charge

UPDATE from original release to correct victim's date of birth. COOKEVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the McMinnville Police Department and the 31st Judicial District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a McMinnville man charged with a homicide that occurred earlier this month.                                                                   At … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Arrest of McMinnville Man on Homicide Charge