TBI Releases Annual Hate Crime & LEOKA Reports

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two publications, detailing the volume and nature of hate crime in Tennessee and violence directed toward the state’s law enforcement officers. Among the findings of ‘Tennessee Hate Crime 2018’: Overall, the number of incidents indicated as bias-motivated increased by 1.0%. Property-crime related offenses accounted for 24.9%, … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual Hate Crime & LEOKA Reports

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Report

2018 DATA SHOWS OVERALL DECREASE IN REPORTED CRIME ACROSS THE STATE NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2018 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report, which details the volume and nature of criminal across the state. The report utilizes data submitted to the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the findings in this … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Report

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Publication

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s college and university campuses. The report compiles data submitted to TBI through the state’s Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: Crime reported by Tennessee colleges and universities … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Publication

Joint Investigation, Public Assistance Plea, Yields West Tennessee Homicide Arrest

BUENA VISTA – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Huntingdon man in connection to a Friday evening homicide. On Friday, authorities found the body of James Dale Kelly (DOB: 7/19/1999), with an apparent gunshot wound, at a home in … Continue reading Joint Investigation, Public Assistance Plea, Yields West Tennessee Homicide Arrest

Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent – Criminal Investigator (28 Positions)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following 29 open positions. TBI Special Agent-Criminal Investigator 1 - 26 Positions (Throughout Tennessee) TBI Special Agent-Criminal Investigator 1 - 1 Position (Human Trafficking-Shelby County) TBI Special Agent-Criminal Investigator 1 - 1 Position (Technical Services Unit-Headquarters) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING AVAILABLE COUNTIES/TERRITORIES CAN BE … Continue reading Now Hiring! TBI Special Agent – Criminal Investigator (28 Positions)

TBI Names New West Tennessee Public Information Officer

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director David Rausch has appointed an experienced communications and journalism professional to serve as the agency’s new public information officer in the 21 counties in the state’s West region. Keli McAlister joined the TBI this week from the Jackson-Madison County School System, where she served in a communications capacity. … Continue reading TBI Names New West Tennessee Public Information Officer

TBI Agents, Forensic Scientists Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated 8:55 a.m. CT 2/8: The deceased individual has been identified as Jason Matthew Hill, DOB 06/07/1978. At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich, and per the Memorandum of Understanding between her office, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, TBI Special Agents and Forensic Scientists continue to … Continue reading TBI Agents, Forensic Scientists Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Seeks Information in Deaths of Two Individuals in West Tennessee

Update as of 2/20:  The two individuals have been identified as Robert W. Williams (DOB 02/26/1989), of Hartford, Kentucky, and Samantha Nicole Dial/Hankins (DOB 10/23/1985), of Goodlettsville, Tennessee.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance in the ongoing investigation into the … Continue reading TBI Seeks Information in Deaths of Two Individuals in West Tennessee

TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Dyer County

UPDATED 1/26/19, 10:40 a.m.: The deceased individual has been identified as Jeffery Lynn Jones (DOB 11/10/1958). At the request of 29th District Attorney General Danny Goodman, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday night in Dyersburg. According to preliminary information, at approximately 8:15 p.m. Friday, deputies with … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Dyer County

TBI Special Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis

Updated at 10:55am 1/3/19: The name of the deceased individual is Abdoulaye Thiam, DOB 01/30/1998. At the request of District Attorney General Amy Weirich, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday night in Memphis. Preliminary information indicates that shortly after 8:00 p.m., officers with the Memphis … Continue reading TBI Special Agents Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Memphis