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January 2023

Life Savers Awardees

Life Saver Awards January 2023

Life Saver Awards KCSO would like to commend these outstanding officers for saving the life of an inmate during a medical crisis.  Corporal Hocker, Officer

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February 2023

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Reliant Hiring Expos

KCSO will be at this event and we would love to meet with you and chat. Click or go to to learn more.

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COTA class 175 Graduates

COTA 175

Congratulations to Graduates of COTA Class #175 The Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) has recently graduated 10 new recruits to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office

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March 2023

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Free Jiu Jitsu

The Wheeler Academy would like to invite all officers out to their new Law Enforcement Officer Jiu Jitsu program.  The best part is it’s absolutely

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April 2023

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PSA – Current Financial Scams The following is a list of the current financial scams we are seeing and a brief description: Publishers Clearing House

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May 2023

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2023 Budget Response

Immediate Release: Sheriff Spangler responds to Mayor Jacob’s Budget proposal May 8, 2023 Although Mayor Jacobs’s budget address didn’t come as a surprise, it was

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Death Investigation

On 05/15/2023 at 1023 hours, Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, along with Major Crimes Detectives responded to 8001 Clinton Highway for a deceased

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Shooting Suspect Captured

Shooting Suspect Captured Floyd Allen Dalton, Jr. Age 51 was captured just inside Anderson County this evening by Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Detectives.

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Road Rage Shooting

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit with the assistance of The Alcoa Police Department has charged two adults in the Road Rage Shooting that

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Help Our K9 Unit!

Let’s Back the BLU! K-9 Blu to be exact! K9 Blu is representing the KCSO K9 Unit in the Aftermath Cares K9 Grant, and we

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June 2023

July 2023

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Fatal Accident

July 4, 2023, | Knoxville, Tennessee —— The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol responded to a single-vehicle crash just before 12:30 am in the 600

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Death Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units responded to the Powell Community Splash Pad around 1 pm today, July 14, 2023, at the request of

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Officers recieving awards


Congratulations to Sgt. Jason Daniels, Sgt. Chad Gore, and Sgt. Josh Clemons for completing the FBI Supervisor Leadership Institute Training (SLI). This is part one

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CIT Graduation

Congratulations to KCSO Det. Wayne Doster, Ofc. Alex Van Buren, and Ofc. Christopher Wyatt on their completion of Crisis Intervention Team Training. The week long

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Death Investigation

On July 30, 2023, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received a report for what appeared to be a deceased person just off the roadway in

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August 2023

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Murder Suspect – WANTED

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has placed a criminal arrest warrant for First Degree Murder for Jason Lamont Young, 23, of Knoxville. Young is wanted

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September 2023

West Knox Fatal Accident

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol responded to a single car crash on Ebenezer at Farrington this evening just after 5:00 pm. Upon arrival Officers

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October 2023

Funeral Arrangements For Officer Blakely

For Immediate Release: Funeral Arrangements for Officer Blakely October 4, 2023 Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director   Knoxville, Tennessee – The funeral arrangements for Officer

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Vehicle Theft Investigation

October 12, 2023 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating numerous vehicle burglaries within Knox County. The suspect vehicle (2020 grey Audi Q3 SUV) was

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Missing Person Help

Update – Subject Located – thank you for your help! The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man whose family has filed a

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Family Crimes Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Family Crimes Unit was contacted on 10-19-23 by Adult Protective Services regarding a possible neglected adult. The 92- year-old female

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November 2023

Fatal Accident

November 3, 2023 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office crash reconstruction unit is on the scene of a fatal accident involving a motorcycle The accident

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December 2023

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff