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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

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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

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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Happy Third Birthday Trip!

Happy 3rd Birthday to one of our newest K-9’s “TRIP”! We are thrilled to have you and your Partner, Deputy Bowers in Knox County. Birthdays

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Academy Graduation

KCSO Recruit Graduates We are excited to announce our newest graduates of the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Class 021 Training Academy.  These officers will be

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October Promotions

Congratulations to These Great Officers The Knox County Sheriff’s Office was proud to offer promotions to these wonderful officers today, October 23, 2020.  Congrats and

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Fatal Accident

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a motorcycle into utility pole on Tazewell Pike just after 10:00pm last night. Deputies arrived to

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Ronnie Kidd Media Release it

Sheriff Spangler Media Release October 13, 2020 I became aware of potential inappropriate conduct by a Knox County Sheriff’s Office CIVILIAN employee on April 20,

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COTA 157

Congratulations COTA 157 COTA 157 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office had 7 officers graduate the  Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA).  The training requires much effort,

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K9 Teams of the month…

Congratulations to our K9 Teams of the month since February. COVID-19 might have delayed our awards distribution but it didn’t hinder the work these teams

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CTO 2020-1

Corrections Training Officer The Knox County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the latest 10 graduates of the Corrections Training Officer (CTO) program.  This program

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff