Former Bradley County Sheriff Tim Gobble is among the 10 finalists for director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
A commission will recommend three of the top 10 for consideration by Governor Bill Haslam.
Mr. Gobble, who is now on the state parole board, was also city manager of East Ridge at one time. He also worked at the Hamilton County Jail for Sheriff Jim Hammond.
Other finalists are:
David Jolley, who was recently appointed U.S. Marshal for East Tennessee
Danny Wright, former Rockwood Police chief and TBI agent
Jason Locke, the current TBI deputy director
Assistant TIB Director Richard Moore
Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch
Edward Reinhold, former Special Agent in Charge of Knoxville's FBI office
Genevieve May, the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Marjorie Quin, an assistant professor at Cumberland University in Lebanon and a former TBI agent
Jerry Kitchen, assistant U.S. attorney in Memphis.
The selection process started when Mark Gwyn announced his retirement in February.