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August 2021

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Fatal Accident Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal accident where a pedestrian was struck by a semi-trailer truck in the 11400 block

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On the run…IN CUSTODY

Update – Suspect in custody The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit was attempting to serve a warrant on an individual near Ball Camp Pike

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Now Hiring Heroes

Did you know that you could be a part of a team that helps people daily? capes optional Apply now at…

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Drowning Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating what appears to be a drowning at a pond located in the 3200 block of

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School Zone Awareness Day

As you are out driving around today, be sure to start looking and familiarizing yourself with our Knox County School Zones. Next week starts the

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Train The Trainer Program

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that five officers successfully completed the “Train the Trainer” program with the Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI).

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COTA 163

COTA Graduation Class 163 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the July 30, 2021 graduates of the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA).

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Karns night out!

KCSO Dive Team, Reserves Unit and Special Services Division enjoyed a night out and delicious dinner with our Neighborhood Watch group at Imperial Estates Subdivision.

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff