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Find out from us first about what’s happening in Knox County.  Hear it first from us about news involving KCSO, Knox County, and surrounding communities.

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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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Body Found

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office confirms there has been a body located in the water in the 10800 block of Rogers Island.  Sheriff Spangler says

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East Knox Pursuit

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office East Patrol Units were conducting an investigation on a suspicious person in the area of Brakebill Road and Strawberry Plains

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Mr Irwin Located Safe

March 5, 2020 Mr. Irwin has been located by the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina.  He is safe and is being transported to

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Silver Alert – Everett Irwin

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has issued a SILVER ALERT for Everett Irwin, DOB 2/15/1932. Mr. Irwin is missing from 7504 Berkshire

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Thank you Redemption Church!

Redemption Church blessed the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday afternoon with some of the best Valentine treats around!  Sheriff Tom Spangler and Chief Deputy

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A trip to Rocky Hill

Kindergarten students at Rocky Hill Elementary collected and donated over 800 stuffed animals to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.  The Knox County Sheriff’s Office had

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Reserve Officer Graduation

-The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit graduates class 2019-2- On February 20, 2020 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office graduated the second class for 2019.

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February 2020 Promotions

Sheriff Tom Spangler and Chief Deputy Lyon made several promotions this morning! Click below to find out more. February 2020 Promotions

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff