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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

Bryan Cornelius Mugshot

Cornelius Conviction

A Federal Jury has convicted Bryan Cornelius on multiple charges

officer receiving award

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

COTA graduates with Chief administration

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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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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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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Let’s Be Nice Tonight

As the polls come to a close this evening and results begin to come in, we as a community have the opportunity to show “unity”

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Calling on all Closets!

Closets! Do you have a closet full of old jackets? Jackets you are never going to to wear? Would you like to help someone else

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff