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Overnight Shooting Investigation

November 25, 2020 | Powell, TN Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units responded to the 7800 block of Camberley Drive in the Powell Community just

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

KCSO badge with "Knox Tactical solved"

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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Happy Third Birthday Trip!

Happy 3rd Birthday to one of our newest K-9’s “TRIP”! We are thrilled to have you and your Partner, Deputy Bowers in Knox County. Birthdays

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Academy Graduation

KCSO Recruit Graduates We are excited to announce our newest graduates of the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Class 021 Training Academy.  These officers will be

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October Promotions

Congratulations to These Great Officers The Knox County Sheriff’s Office was proud to offer promotions to these wonderful officers today, October 23, 2020.  Congrats and

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Fatal Accident

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a motorcycle into utility pole on Tazewell Pike just after 10:00pm last night. Deputies arrived to

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Ronnie Kidd Media Release it

Sheriff Spangler Media Release October 13, 2020 I became aware of potential inappropriate conduct by a Knox County Sheriff’s Office CIVILIAN employee on April 20,

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff