Missing Native Americans

Sovereign Bodies Institute filed this request with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation of Tennessee.


From: Kent Hoover

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Basic information on all cases (open and closed) of missing American Indian/Alaska Native persons (including juveniles) within the state, from 2000 through 2019; this basic information can include but is not limited to: person name, age, DOB, incident date, case closure date, county/jurisdiction in which person was reported missing.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Please note that I am a citizen of Tennessee, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.


Kent Hoover

From: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Mr. Hoover,

Please find attached our response to your open records request. We are unable to provide the information you have requested for the reasons outlined in the attached letter. However, you might try contacting the FBI to see if they can help you with the request. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Thank you,

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Professional Standards Unit
901 R.S. Gass Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37216