DIU

Technology has become a major part in our daily lives. Finding new ways to make life more convenient, efficient and resourceful is one of the great ways Technology contributes to our world. The newest unit at the KCSO, the Digital Intelligence Unit (DIU) was established in October 2018, to help officers, investigators and staff do just that with their daily tasks. The unit has dedicated almost 90 years of combined service and experience to Knox County.

Our Work

The team has over 1,000 hours in Technical and Digital Investigations training. The DIU uses their experience and training to assist all aspects of the Sheriff’s Office in their daily duties. Some of the ways the DIU provides technical assistance and tools to support investigators and officers are:

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Crime Analysis and Mapping that helps law enforcement recognize incident patterns and keep the community aware of activity in their neighborhoods. They also work with multiple other Law Enforcement agencies on investigations and fugitive tracking.

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Crime Analysis and Mapping that helps law enforcement recognize incident patterns and keep the community aware of activity in their neighborhoods. They also work with multiple other Law Enforcement agencies on investigations and fugitive tracking.

The DIU also assists investigators with Video Evidence collection and analysis. This has become an invaluable tool in identifying suspects, as well as providing investigators evidence.

DIU also manages accounts of investigative on-line tools and applications as well as Digital Device management and support.

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The DIU also assists investigators with Video Evidence collection and analysis. This has become an invaluable tool in identifying suspects, as well as providing investigators evidence.

DIU also manages accounts of investigative on-line tools and applications as well as Digital Device management and support.

**If this is an emergency or if you are in need of police response, please call 911**

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff