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Sheriff's Office

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November 2020

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New COTA graduates posing for picture

COTA Class 158 graduation

The KCSO corrections training class 158 graduated November 20th after completing their 6 week academy. Front row left to right: Officer Hannah Moats, Kevin Burgess,

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Officer Involved Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Officer involved Shooting- Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director/ KCSO Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies received multiple calls for service on Saturday morning beginning

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Knox Tactical Burglary Solved

On Sunday November 1, 2020 at approximately 0349 hours Deputies/Detectives responded to Knoxville Tactical located at 7609 Blueberry Road on a burglary. It was determined

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Corrections ACA Audit

Sheriff Tom Spangler, Chief Deputy Bernie Lyon and Chief William Purvis would like to congratulate the staff at the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility and

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff