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Gwyn reappointed TBI director
McMinnville native first three-term director
TBI director Mark Gwyn is shown in this file photo during one of his talks to The Rotary Club of McMinnville. Gwyn has made a number of official visits to his hometown since being appointed TBI director.
McMinnville native Mark Gwyn was reappointed by Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday to his third term as director of the TBI.Gwyn, 53, has led Tennessee’s top law enforcement agency for the past 12 years and becomes the first three-term director in the agency’s history. Directors are appointed to six-year terms.“I contemplated retiring, but there are some things we’ve started that I want to see through to completion,” said Gwyn on Tuesday in an interview with the Standard.There are a number of crime issues facing the state, one of the most highly publicized of which is officer-related shootings.