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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

Bryan Cornelius Mugshot

Cornelius Conviction

A Federal Jury has convicted Bryan Cornelius on multiple charges

officer receiving award

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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ORC – Search Warrant Executed

On Monday, March 16thOfficers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Organized Retail Crime Unit, Narcotics Unit and S.W.A.T. Executed search warrants at 2520 Boyd’s Bridge

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Congratulations Lt. Gabe Mullinax!

Congratulations to our very own Lieutenant Gabe Mullinax for completing the University of Tennessee Forensic Academy Session 51.  Lt. Mullinax will utilize the skills learned

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Keep Calm

The Knox County Sheriff’s office is monitoring the COVID-19 closely, keeping up to date with what @CDCgov, @TNDeptofHealth and @KnoxCoHealthTN are advising people to do.

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Corona Virus

With the announcements of closures and cancellations due to the concern of the Corona Virus also known as COVID-19 Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler wants

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Large Water Main Break

Large water main break -North KNOXVILLE- Emory road at Staffordshire near Powell Middle School Entrance. Middle School entrance shut down until further notice at this

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COTA 150

Congratulations to our newest members of the family. Graduates from Correction Officers training Glass 150 are ready for their posts! We are extremely proud of

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#TeamAudreyJo

Meet Audrey Jo Acres! She is the daughter of Detective Tim Acres. Audrey, as you can see hasn’t had the easiest of roads to travel

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2020 Citizen’s Academy

Sheriff Tom Spangler cordially invites members of our community to be a part of our family! The 2020 KCSO Citizens Academy will begin on Thursday,

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff