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September 2021

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National Night Out is coming

For Immediate Release: National Night Out, October 5, 2021 Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director Tom Spangler, Knox County Sheriff announces the Knox County Sheriff’s Office

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Body Found

Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler along with KCSO’s Major Crimes Detectives are on the scene of a body found in or near the woods at

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Homicide Investigation

On September 25, 2021 Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units responded to a complaint of a shooting at 5309 Parkridge Drive. Upon arrival, Patrol Units

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Special Thanks

Sheriff Tom Spangler was presented a check from Brandy & Scott Fraser last week. Their generous gift came after they were made aware that four

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Kicko Golf Tournament 2021

Knoxville Inner City Kids Outreach Swinging for the Kids Honoring Dennis Overton On October 18, join KICKO for their annual golf tournament to benefit kids

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Mynatt Funeral Home with KCSO Badge and "Thank you"

Thank You Mynatts

Tom Spangler, Knox County Sheriff confirms the Knox County Sheriff’s Office will be providing Mynatt Funeral Home with an escort as they graciously transport Staff

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Catalytic Converter Case

On Friday September 3, Detectives with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of Blount County and Scott County Sheriff’s Offices executed search and

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The Courageous 13

Knox County Sheriff’s Office honors the 13 soldiers who gave their lives in service to our Country in Kabul, Afghanistan. “Our sincere condolences and heartfelt

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Guilty – Case Closed

Uriel Ernesto Rivera plead guilty to two counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery on the second day of trial in Criminal Court Div 1 on Aug

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Liason Woods presenting award to Chief Lyon

In memory of Toby Keiser

It was an honor to have East Tennessee Law Enforcement Liaison Derrick Woods with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office present Chief Deputy Bernie Lyon with

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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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Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff