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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

Reliant Hiring Expo flier 2-23-23

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

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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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff