September 2020

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Toss The Razor campaign 2020

For Immediate Release: Toss the Razor Campaign 09/30/2020 Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director Tom Spangler, Knox County Sheriff has some great news for his Deputies/Support Staff and Corrections Staff as well as Children’s Hospital. Sheriff Spangler decided all employees will be allowed once again to participate in the “Toss the Razor” Campaign. The campaign raised …

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Fatal Accident Investigation

For Immediate Release: Fatality Accident Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director September 14 2020 | Knoxville, Tennessee At approximately 3:30pm Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units were dispatched to a wreck involving a car and tractor on Karns Valley Road. Upon arrival Deputies found the vehicle driven by Curtis Weaver II, DOB 10/28/1987 had been traveling …

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Wanted – Eugene Shepard

IN CUSTODY!!! Kenneth Eugene Shepard III has been located and taken in to custody for multiple outstanding felony warrants.  If you have any further information regarding this individual, please contact the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at (865)215-2243 or leave a message with our Crime Tips.

Labor Day Weekend Statistics

September 8, 2020 For Immediate Release: Holiday Traffic Statistics Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Labor Day traffic statistics are as follows: Labor Day holiday stats began September 4, 2020 at 6pm thru September 8, 2020 at 6am. Accidents non-injury- 26 Accidents non-injury alcohol involved -1 Accidents with injury – 4 …

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Congratulations Officer Henderson!

We are happy to announce the graduation of our very own Officer Kendra Henderson from the 52nd Session of the National Forensic Academy. The NFA is an intensive 10 week Academy designed to meet the needs of law enforcement agencies in evidence identification, collection, and preservation. Congratulations Officer Henderson!

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Congratulations to our C.I.T Graduates!

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office hosted a 3 day Corrections CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) training course at the Roger D Wilson Detention Facility graduating 19 Officers. This course was led by Chief Stephens and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Cheryl Daugherty. The lack of mental health crisis services across the U.S. has resulted in law …

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