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Investigative bureau leader under investigation retires

Jun. 21, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's interim leader said Thursday that he will retire amid an investigation into allegations that he misused state funds. In a news release, Acting Director Jason Locke said that by stepping down, he's acting out of respect for the integrity of the...

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's acting director on leave

Jun. 19, 2018 6:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Acting Director Jason Locke is being placed on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation into allegations that he misused state funds, officials said Tuesday. Bureau spokesman Josh DeVine said in a statement that Locke's administrative...

TBI gets new director; interim leader under investigation

Jun. 18, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam appointed a new director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Monday after the agency confirmed that its interim leader is under investigation over accusations that he misused state funds. As Haslam announced his pick of Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch, the...

Tennessee governor picks Rausch as new TBI director

Jun. 18, 2018 2:41 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has picked Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch to become the new director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. In a news release Monday, Haslam's office said Rausch brings a wealth of experience and proven leadership to the agency. He will become...

3 finalists picked for Tennessee investigative agency job

May. 16, 2018 11:42 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A panel has picked three finalists to lead the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. According to The Tennessean , the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Nominating Commission interviewed eight men and one woman Tuesday. The commission whittled down the field to Knoxville Police Chief...