TBI Director Mark Gwyn retires after 30 years of service

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is retiring Wednesday after 30 years of service.

TBI made the announcement about Mark Gwyn, saying they are "thankful for his example, dedication, leadership, and commitment to improving the quality of life in our great state."

The agency wasn't the only one wishing Gwyn a happy retirement. The Oak Ridge Police Department thanked him for his service and wished him well, too.

TBI Spokesman Josh DeVine shared a memory of Gwyn on Twitter, saying "I'll miss the Director popping by to ask 'What's going on in the media world?' " DeVine called Gwyn an "incredible boss" and joked that the agency won't see a better-dressed director anytime soon.

TBI public information officer Susan Niland wrote that it's been a pleasure working with Gwyn for the past three years or so, sending her "Best wishes on a well-deserved retirement!"