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Pursuit leads to two arrests

Early Thursday morning officers attempted to stop a stolen Jeep Cherokee pulling a stolen trailer near Harbisons Crossroads in North Knox County. Suspect refused to

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Cornelius Conviction

A Federal Jury has convicted Bryan Cornelius on multiple charges

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New K9’s hitting the streets

Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler, along with Chief Deputy Bernie Lyon, asks you to join them and congratulate three of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office

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COTA 169

Congratulations COTA 169 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA) class 169 for successfully completing their training.

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Train Vs Car

March 29, 2022 Knox County Sheriff’s Office a patrol units responded to a train vs. car at Ball Road at Ball Camp Pike at approximately

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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

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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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Thank you for your service!

After 16 years of service Ms. Terisa Widener will be retiring. In her honor, the RDWDF staff dining will be named after her. Congratulations Ms

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff