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TID serves as a concentration point for the many ways technology can be used to enhance TBI’s public safety mission. TID members maintain the business systems that sustain TBI’s modern workforce and support the Tennessee law enforcement community with the latest in intelligence- and digital evidence-gathering tools. TID’s units keep TBI personnel and their law enforcement partners connected, situationally aware, and fully equipped to work the digital crime scenes of the 21st century.

ISU is the TBI’s information technology hub, with responsibility for running TBI’s data center and business technology, managing critical communications, and facilitating the creation, deployment and maintenance of systems for all of the Bureau’s components and many external customers. ISU makes sure that TBI personnel can work effectively whenever and wherever their duties require.

CIU compiles, analyzes, and shares statewide criminal intelligence, with a special emphasis on organized crime, fugitives, gang activity, and missing children. Among several responsibilities, the employees assigned to this unit manage Tennessee’s Fusion Center, the state’s AMBER Alert program, the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry, and the TBI’s Most Wanted Program.

TSU conducts specialized technical investigations and enhances the investigations of others through advanced capabilities. TSU agents conduct proactive investigations into a range of online harms, including internet crimes against children, threats to life communicated online, cyber-enabled fraud, and computer intrusions. TSU is also tasked with deploying and gathering evidence from advanced technologies in support of TBI Special Agents and the Tennessee law enforcement community, including digital forensic analysis and communications and geolocation evidence-gathering. TSU agents also support operations with mobile command and radio communications assistance.