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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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Fire Investigation

KCSO’s Fire Investigation Unit is on the scene of a Fire in the 1400 Currier Lane. They are warning residents to watch for “Hot spots”

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Protest Update from Sheriff

Sheriff Spangler is aware of the protest that has taken place outside of The Knox County Health Department. It is important for the Citizens of

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Media Release

Sheriff Tom Spangler has confirmed that as of this afternoon on April 17, 2020 Assistant Chief David Henderson’s status has changed. Assistant Chief Henderson is

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A message from the Sheriff

As you know, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating today’s Officer Involved Shooting.  I wanted to reach out to the Families who have suffered

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TBI Media Release

TBI Investigating Series of Stabbings, Officer-Involved Shooting in Knox County At the request of 6th District Attorney General Charme Allen, TBI Agents are investigating the

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff