Month: October 2020

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October Promotions

Congratulations to These Great Officers The Knox County Sheriff’s Office was proud to offer promotions to these wonderful officers today, October 23, 2020.  Congrats and great job!!! Detective Randy Errington Detective Evan Rogers Detective Vanessa Nieves Detective Phillip Elkins Captain Steve Sanders

Fatal Accident

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a motorcycle into utility pole on Tazewell Pike just after 10:00pm last night. Deputies arrived to find one person deceased at the scene and another person suffering from multiple injuries, that person was taken by AMR ambulance to UTMC. The cause of the crash has not …

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COTA 157

Congratulations COTA 157 COTA 157 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office had 7 officers graduate the  Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA).  The training requires much effort, dedication, and teamwork on the part of every individual involved.  Great work and welcome to the KCSO team! Graduates Front Row: Officer Zachary Crigger Officer Amanda Fritz Officer Shawanda Parker …

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CTO 2020-1

Corrections Training Officer The Knox County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the latest 10 graduates of the Corrections Training Officer (CTO) program.  This program teaches experienced and trusted officers the best practices to benefit and aid new recruits in job training.  These officers are taught how to relay training information in a way new …

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COTA 155 & 156

COTA GRADUATES The Knox County Sheriff’s Office recently had two classes graduate the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA) on September 11, 2020.  This training is definitely no easy task and requires much effort, dedication, and teamwork on the part of every individual involved.  Great work and welcome to the KCSO team! COTA 155 Front Row: …

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Case Closed

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is pleased with the outcome of the trial. “Sheriff Tom Spangler says he’s hopeful the family can begin healing from this tragic loss and wishes to thank the Deputies, Detectives, Forensic Unit & Support Staff for their hard work and diligence in this case. It is cases like these that …

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