Knox County
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Knox County
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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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On the run…IN CUSTODY

Update – Suspect in custody The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit was attempting to serve a warrant on an individual near Ball Camp Pike

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Now Hiring Heroes

Did you know that you could be a part of a team that helps people daily? capes optional Apply now at…

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Drowning Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating what appears to be a drowning at a pond located in the 3200 block of

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School Zone Awareness Day

As you are out driving around today, be sure to start looking and familiarizing yourself with our Knox County School Zones. Next week starts the

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Train The Trainer Program

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that five officers successfully completed the “Train the Trainer” program with the Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI).

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff