Knox County
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Knox County
Sheriff's Office


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Shooting Investigation – North Knox

“At approximately 3:48 pm today, Knox County Sheriff’s Office patrol units were dispatched to a reported shooting at 6408 Old Maynardville Pike. On arrival, they

Officer involved Shooting Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a possible car burglary in the 3500 block of Wexgate Road in the Karns Community

Fatal Accident

November 3, 2023 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office crash reconstruction unit is on the scene of a fatal accident involving a motorcycle The accident

Family Crimes Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Family Crimes Unit was contacted on 10-19-23 by Adult Protective Services regarding a possible neglected adult. The 92- year-old female

Missing Person Help

Update – Subject Located – thank you for your help! The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man whose family has filed a

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

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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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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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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff