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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

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 155 & 156

COTA GRADUATES The Knox County Sheriff’s Office recently had two classes graduate the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA) on September 11, 2020.  This training is

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Case Closed

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is pleased with the outcome of the trial. “Sheriff Tom Spangler says he’s hopeful the family can begin healing from

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Toss The Razor campaign 2020

For Immediate Release: Toss the Razor Campaign 09/30/2020 Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director Tom Spangler, Knox County Sheriff has some great news for his Deputies/Support

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Fatal Accident Investigation

For Immediate Release: Fatality Accident Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director September 14 2020 | Knoxville, Tennessee At approximately 3:30pm Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units

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Bolo – East Knox Tiger Alert

For Immediate Release: Tiger spotted Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units, Animal Control, Air Watch, TWRA, KPD’s Animal Control

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Wanted – Eugene Shepard

IN CUSTODY!!! Kenneth Eugene Shepard III has been located and taken in to custody for multiple outstanding felony warrants.  If you have any further information

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Labor Day Weekend Statistics

September 8, 2020 For Immediate Release: Holiday Traffic Statistics Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Labor Day traffic statistics are as

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff