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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

Now Hiring – Medical Positions

We are now hiring for Medical Positions! For more info – joinkcso.com and fill out our easy form! A recruiter will then be in contact

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CIT Graduation

Congratulations to KCSO Det. Wayne Doster, Ofc. Alex Van Buren, and Ofc. Christopher Wyatt on their completion of Crisis Intervention Team Training. The week long

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Sgt. Jason Daniels, Sgt. Chad Gore, and Sgt. Josh Clemons for completing the FBI Supervisor Leadership Institute Training (SLI). This is part one

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West Knox Crash Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a serious crash involving two commercial trucks on Ball Camp Pike at Lobetti. The crash

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Fatal Accident

July 4, 2023, | Knoxville, Tennessee —— The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol responded to a single-vehicle crash just before 12:30 am in the 600

KCSO Academy graduates with Sheriff and Chief Deputy

2023-1 Academy Graduation – Congratulations!

June 23, 2023, | Knox County, TN -ACADEMY GRADUATION- – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy graduated 23 recruits today. The graduates represent

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Narcotics Search Warrants Executed

August 27, 2020 For Immediate Release: Narcotics Search Warrants Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director In an effort to decrease the recent spike in overdose deaths

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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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Homicide Investigation

For Immediate Release: Contact: Kimberly Glenn/Communications Director Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of a stabbing after 4pm on Saturday in the 1300 block

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff