truth. bravery. integrity.

We expect a lot out of our employees, because our mission is so critical. We're looking for a different kind of applicant: principled, committed, hard-working, and innovative.

It takes a lot of different people, with different skill sets to fulfill our mission. Some are sworn law enforcement officers. Some are civilian professionals. But our purpose is the same: 'That Guilt Shall Not Escape, Nor Innocence Suffer.'

Explore our two career paths below.

sworn positions

TBI Special Agents, Special Agent/Foresnic Scientists, and Uniformed Officers serve a vital role in our agency, investigating crimes, providing vital forensic science services, and securing the safety of our facilities across Tennessee.



From managing data, to supporting high-end application development, to providing advanced support services in legal, human resources, fiscal services, and more, our civilan workforce is an invaluable part of helping TBI protect and serve the state of Tennessee.