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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,

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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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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Crossing Guard Needed

CROSSING GUARD NEEDED The KNOX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE is looking for a CROSSING GUARD for Bluegrass Elementary. SCHEDULE Monday-Friday or whenever Knox County Schools are

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Happy Birthday K-9 Goran!

Sheriff Tom Spangler and Chief Deputy Lyon on behalf of our entire Knox County Sheriff’s Office family wish K-9 “GORAN” a very HAPPY 6th BIRTHDAY!

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Happy Birthday Dolly!

Happy 2nd Birthday to one of the newest Knox County Sheriff’s Office K-9’s “Dolly”! Dolly has had a big day with her Handler/Partner Deputy Bothof.

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Pursuit leads to arrest

At approximately 0926 on 8-16-20 dispatch bolo’ed an attempted 10-52 of the dollar tree on Heiskell Ave. The suspect was reported to have a sawed

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff