Training Staff

Head shot of Captain Baxter

Captain
Erin Baxter

Training Director

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Corporal
Anthony Phillips

Training Instructor

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Corporal
Andrea Parton

Training Instructor

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Officer
Lance Thomas

Training Instructor

Training

Due to the specified needs required for correctional environments, KCSO has developed a training division to focus on those needs.  This training allows recruits to be taught essentials tactics, responses, communication techniques, and more utilizing classroom, practical exercises, and on the job training with Certified Training Officers.

Sheriff, Chief Purvis, with female COTA graduate
Sheriff and Chief Deputy instructing KCSO Corrections class
KCSO Corrections Training wall logo
KCSO Corrections Training students sitting in class
COTA students standing and kneeling for camera pose
5 COTA students holding right hand up for swearing in
Several corrections officers posing on steps of Detention Facility

Superior Training Through These Organizations and More

CONTACT TRAINING

Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff