Knox County
Sheriff's Office

Knox County
Sheriff's Office

KCSO Patrol


The Patrol Unit is responsible for keeping you and your family, your homes, businesses and neighborhoods safe. Patrol Officers answer alarm calls, resolve disputes, respond to a variety of calls for service and take most crime or violation reports. Knox County is divided into 14 Patrol zones.  Officers assigned to each of these zones, patrol for any signs of problems, disturbances and unusual behavior. The men and women of the Patrol Unit are considered the backbone of the Sheriff’s Office.

dedicated regiment of officers

Routine Law Enforcement

Average Number of Calls Answered Every 24 Hours

Patrol Zones

Contact the Chief of Patrol

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

Chief workman in front of KCSO Badge

Chief Brandon Workman

Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff