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January 2022

"Scam Alert" with KCSO Badge and warning sign

Scam Alert!

It’s that time again! We have had reports of people being notified via phone calls that they have warrants for their arrest and an attempt

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Money and drugs

Multi-Agency Narcotics Investigation

Multi-Agency Narcotics Investigation- On Friday, January 21, 2022, multiple agencies executed a search warrant on 2161 Doug’s Way Knoxville, Tennessee. The following resulted from the

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February 2022

Dan Davis in uniform

With a heavy heart….

It is with a heavy heart that we announce Dan Davis, a retired Captain with the Knoxville Police Department, passed away yesterday morning. Dan was

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Karns highschool fence with KCSO badge and "Karns Investigation"

Karns High School Investigation

Update on the potential threat at Karns High School on Friday, February 11, 2022. Juvenile Detectives with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office spent the day

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Sheriff, Chief Deputy with recent promoted officers

Corrections Promotions

Congratulations to the men and women of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division on their promotions on February 14, 2022. – “A corrections officer

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Hands operating computer with "Under Investigation"

West Knox Officer involved shooting

On February 16, 2022, at approximately 9:30 am, Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a suspicious persons/vehicle near Lexington Drive in West Knox

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Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Detective Stachey, Detective Sammons

Detectives of the year – 2021

Tom Spangler, Knox County Sheriff, congratulated the 2021 Detectives of the year on February 22, 2022, at the Knox County Commission meeting. “Detective Nathan Stachey

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March 2022

Home School Safety Day

JOIN US!!! Register now to ensure your participation in the third annual Homeschool Students’ Safety Day. Proudly sponsored by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and

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Sheriff shaking hands

Care Bear Patrol

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is blessed to have many community partners. Fraley and Schilling, Inc. – Knoxville Terminal has partnered with us to provide

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Dixon mugshot

Narcotics Arrest in school zone

Possession of Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Crystal Methamphetamine, assortment of Oxycodone pills, Marijuana, and unlawful drug paraphernalia with intent to distribute/sale in a school zone lead

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Tik Tok Challenge Arrest"

Tik Tok Challenge Arrest

Detectives with the Juvenile Crimes Unit arrested two Juvenile suspects this afternoon at Gibbs High School in what investigators have learned is a “Tik Tok”

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Medication takeback flyer

Medication Take Back Event

FOR ALL DETAILS, VISIT METRODRUG.ORG/TAKEBACK This event is a great opportunity to dispose of any unwanted and/or expired medications in a safe and secure way!

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KCSO Badge with crime scene tape and "Accident Investigation"

Train Vs Car

March 29, 2022 Knox County Sheriff’s Office a patrol units responded to a train vs. car at Ball Road at Ball Camp Pike at approximately

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April 2022

COTA graduates with Chief administration

COTA 169

Congratulations COTA 169 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA) class 169 for successfully completing their training.

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officer receiving award

New K9’s hitting the streets

Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler, along with Chief Deputy Bernie Lyon, asks you to join them and congratulate three of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office

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DARE car

Easter Egg Hunt!

The Powell Business & Professional Association hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt today at First Baptist Powell. Our special services unit gave away Knox County

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AARP shred flyer

Fight Fraud : Shred Instead

FIGHT FRAUD: SHRED INSTEAD Reserve your spot for AARP Tenneessee’s shredding event coming to Knoxville on 04202022. Your documents will be shredded on-site, free of

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May 2022

KCSO Badge with Mugshot of Lawrence Huffman Jr with female silhouette showing "Photo Coming" and "In Custody"

Pursuit leads to two arrests

Early Thursday morning officers attempted to stop a stolen Jeep Cherokee pulling a stolen trailer near Harbisons Crossroads in North Knox County. Suspect refused to

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Mugshot of Philip Doane

Escapee from Work Release

[Image.jpeg]The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from the facility on Maloneyville Road just before 4 pm on May 22,

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Philip Doane and "In Custody"


All- The escapee, Phillip Doane has been taken into custody. Sheriff Tom Spangler would like to commend the response of everyone at the Knox County

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KCSO badge with "Drowning Investigation" and water

Drowning Investigation

May 28, 2022, | 12:30 am Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units were dispatched to a call in the 1000 block of Harbour Shore Drive

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June 2022

July 2022

KCSO Badge with crime scene tape

Death Investigation

On July 15, 2022, at 12:43 am, Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units were dispatched to a vehicle vs. pedestrian on Clinton Highway at Stanley

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December 2022


December 23, 2022 | 6:30 am Larry McBee, Jr. age 18, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of the 22-year-old

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

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Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff