Knox County
Sheriff's Office

Knox County
Sheriff's Office


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Hit and Run Fatality Investigation

Hit and Run – September 30, 2023 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motorcycle crash at approximately 3:30 a.m. Upon arrival, Deputies located

Now Hiring – Medical Positions

We are now hiring for Medical Positions! For more info – and fill out our easy form! A recruiter will then be in contact

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CIT Graduation

Congratulations to KCSO Det. Wayne Doster, Ofc. Alex Van Buren, and Ofc. Christopher Wyatt on their completion of Crisis Intervention Team Training. The week long

Officers recieving awards


Congratulations to Sgt. Jason Daniels, Sgt. Chad Gore, and Sgt. Josh Clemons for completing the FBI Supervisor Leadership Institute Training (SLI). This is part one

KCSO badge with crime tape and "Accident Investigation"

West Knox Crash Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a serious crash involving two commercial trucks on Ball Camp Pike at Lobetti. The crash

KCSO badge with crime tape and "Fatal Accident"

Fatal Accident

July 4, 2023, | Knoxville, Tennessee —— The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol responded to a single-vehicle crash just before 12:30 am in the 600

KCSO Academy graduates with Sheriff and Chief Deputy

2023-1 Academy Graduation – Congratulations!

June 23, 2023, | Knox County, TN -ACADEMY GRADUATION- – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy graduated 23 recruits today. The graduates represent

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Help Our K9 Unit!

Let’s Back the BLU! K-9 Blu to be exact! K9 Blu is representing the KCSO K9 Unit in the Aftermath Cares K9 Grant, and we

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Road Rage Shooting

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit with the assistance of The Alcoa Police Department has charged two adults in the Road Rage Shooting that

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Shooting Suspect Captured

Shooting Suspect Captured Floyd Allen Dalton, Jr. Age 51 was captured just inside Anderson County this evening by Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Detectives.

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Death Investigation

On 05/15/2023 at 1023 hours, Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, along with Major Crimes Detectives responded to 8001 Clinton Highway for a deceased

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff