Governor Bill Haslam named Knoxville’s police chief to be the next director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after another finalist was accused of misusing state resources to conduct an extramarital affair.
There’s no question about it: the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is busy. And not just managing the state’s three crime labs, tracking down fugitives or undertaking major investigations.
The state of Tennessee has been voted the best in the nation this year for its laws intended to prevent child sex trafficking. That’s according to Shared Hope International, which since 2011 has been grading states in part on their laws combating child sex traffickers.
Police shootouts in Tennessee almost always occur at night, more than likely at someone’s residence, and – oddly – in the month of March.