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Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units were dispatched at 14:52 to a burglary in progress on Dante Road. The initial investigation led Deputies to

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Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2021 | Knox County, TN The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units, along with Major Crimes and Forensics are on

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COTA 159

Graduating COTA Class 159 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the recent graduates of Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA) Class 159! Front

Thank you Knoxville Wholesale Furniture!

For Immediate Release: K-9 Unit Donation Contact: Kimberly Glenn/ Communications Director December 15, 2020 | Knoxville Wholesale Furniture, Owner Tim Harris along with his wife

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Congratulations Corporal Thomas

Congratulations to Lance Thomas on his promotion to Corporal. The hard work and dedication that Corporal Thomas provides the Corrections Division at the Knox County

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Knoxville Academy Sports Donation 2020

Sheriff Tom Spangler appreciates the generous donation provided by Academy Sports.  Academy Sports provided one thousand dollars in merchandise to Susannah’s House.  The children of those recovering

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Nicholas Phillips arrest

For Immediate Release: Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director Nicholas J. Phillips a Deputy with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested this evening and

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Nicholas Phillips arrest

For Immediate Release: Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director Nicholas J. Phillips a Deputy with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested this evening and

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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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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff