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2:42pm

Tue November 22, 2011
Officer Now in the Robertson Cnty. Jail

Multiple Charges for Wilson Cnty. Deputy

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  --  A former Wilson County Sheriff’s Department Lieutenant is in jail today facing a long list of charges.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation served 39 year-old Mount Juliet resident John Patrick Edwards with multiple charges yesterday after he was indicted by both the Davidson County and Wilson County grand juries.

The charges stem from offenses going back at least five years that officials say Edwards committed while serving as a police officer.

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12:19pm

Tue November 15, 2011
Anti-African American Hate Crimes the Most Common

Tenn. Hate Crime Stats Beat National Average

The FBI says the level of hate crime reported by police around the country remained about the same in 2010 compared with the previous year.

The bureau says just over 6,600 hate crime incidents were reported to the FBI, up by just 24 incidents over 2009.

Tennessee apparently doing much better than the national average.

Kristin Helm, a spokesperson for the The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, says hate crimes in Tennessee decreased by about 20 percent from 2009 levels.

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12:28pm

Mon October 24, 2011
Goal to Train Every Officer in the State

TBI Provides Training in Human Sex Trafficking Cases

Special Agent in charge says 80 percent of Tennessee counties reported cases of human trafficking in the last 24 months; 72 percent of those cases involved the trafficking of children.

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