Knox County
Sheriff's Office

Knox County
Sheriff's Office

Communications Unit

The Communications Unit handles all agency related press releases, as well as all KCSO Social Media Sites. The Unit also works with local, state and national media to provide timely and accurate information as pertaining to The Knox County Sheriff’s Office. 

We strive to create awareness in the community about the different units within KCSO and provide coverage of a wide variety of Community Outreach programs offered by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Additionally, the Communications Unit also over sees the community outreach and benevolence programs for the Knox County Sheriffs Office.  

Under the direction of Sheriff Spangler organize Officer Appreciation & Awards ceremonies, as well as The Citizens Academy. Kimberly Glenn is the Communications Director and can be reached at

Kimberly Glen with K9 Officer and dog
Kimberly Glen working at computer desk
Captain Yarnell, Kimberly Glen, Hillary smiling
Sheriff doing a news interview

“Open and honest public relation and communication is one of our most highly regarded aspects and essential need for law enforcement and the community.  Our team exceeds those needs, going above and beyond what is expected.”

Tom Spangler, Sheriff

Contact Our Communications Director

Kimberly Glenn

Knox County Sheriff Director of Communications
Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff