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Fatal Accident Investigation

For Immediate Release: Fatality Accident Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director September 14 2020 | Knoxville, Tennessee At approximately 3:30pm Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units

Bolo – East Knox Tiger Alert

For Immediate Release: Tiger spotted Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units, Animal Control, Air Watch, TWRA, KPD’s Animal Control

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Congratulations to our C.I.T Graduates!

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office hosted a 3 day Corrections CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) training course at the Roger D Wilson Detention Facility graduating 19

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Thank You Marco, you will be missed.

Sheriff Tom Spangler announces the passing of retired K-9 “MARCO”. Marco passed away on 8/28/2020, he was a dedicated partner to now Detective Ballard for

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Happy Birthday Dolly!

Happy 2nd Birthday to one of the newest Knox County Sheriff’s Office K-9’s “Dolly”! Dolly has had a big day with her Handler/Partner Deputy Bothof.

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Pursuit leads to arrest

At approximately 0926 on 8-16-20 dispatch bolo’ed an attempted 10-52 of the dollar tree on Heiskell Ave. The suspect was reported to have a sawed

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Homicide Investigation

For Immediate Release: Contact: Kimberly Glenn/Communications Director Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of a stabbing after 4pm on Saturday in the 1300 block

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*** UPDATED*** Homicide Investigation

***UPDATED 8-12-2020 16:20*** Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler identifies the victim from Tuesday’s Homicide:  Michael Beatty DOB 07/29/1978.  Mr. Beatty was found deceased just before

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff