Knox County
Sheriff's Office

Knox County
Sheriff's Office

Honor Guard

Honoring the Fallen



The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard and the Drill and Ceremonial Team is a group of men and women who have dedicated their time to the memories of our fallen heroes.

                The Honor Guard assists any agency with funeral details including death watch, firing party, 21 gun salute, taps, flag and memorial presentations as well as presentations of colors at local and community events.

                The Drill and ceremonial Team is a performance rifle squad. Their unique rifle maneuvers and precise footwork show off the special talents of the team.   

Honor Guard 2021 Team
Black and white of Honor Guard standing at attention in graveyard


See What We do


Honoring Those who paid it all

Honor Guard Bagpipe player
Female Honor Guard officer holding triangle folded American flag
Honor Guard Bugler

Officer Deaths In 2020



Contact the Honor Guard

If you would like to find out more on how to assist those who have fallen or pay respects in any other way, please fill out the form and contact us.

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

Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff