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Criminal Investigation Division

Contact Information

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Major John H. Albertson III
1148 Foster Ave, Cooper Hall
Nashville, TN 37243

 

Our Mission

The mission of the Criminal Investigation Division is to investigate, gather evidence, and assist federal, state, and local law enforcement, when requested per T.C.A. 4-7-401 et al.

Agents of the Criminal Investigation Division have the authority to:

  • Provide investigative and technical support to members of the Highway Patrol in all criminal matters initiated by their actions.
  • Provide investigative and technical support to the Driver License Division.
  • Provide investigative and technical support to the Internal Affairs Division.
  • Conduct overt and covert criminal investigations relating to:
    1. Theft of motor vehicles and parts there from,
    2. Stolen boats, airplanes, and parts there from,
    3. Violation of title and registration laws,
    4. Operation of chop shops,
    5. Odometer fraud,
    6. Vehicular homicides and assaults, and
    7. Insurance fraud relating to motor vehicles

This division also conducts background investigations for prospective Department of Safety employees, and provides specialized training to other law enforcement agencies when requested.

Offices

In addition to the Nashville central office, the Criminal Investigation Division has three regional offices. For more information concerning the Criminal Investigation Division, please contact your local office.

Region 1 - Fall Branch/Knoxville
Phone: (423) 587-7081
Fax: (423) 587-7078

Region 2 - Cookeville/Chattanooga
Phone: (931) 528-4130
Fax: (931) 372-2444

Region 3 - Nashville/Lawrenceburg
Phone: (615) 251-5185
Fax: (615) 253-5981

Region 4 - Jackson/Memphis
Phone: (731) 668-9645
Fax: (731) 668-9897