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We need your help heifer lovers!

KCSO Animal Control officers have recovered a heifer from the Millertown pike area. If you or someone you know is missing it please contact Knox

Death Investigation

On July 15, 2022, at 12:43 am, Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units were dispatched to a vehicle vs. pedestrian on Clinton Highway at Stanley

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Drowning Investigation

May 28, 2022, | 12:30 am Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units were dispatched to a call in the 1000 block of Harbour Shore Drive

Philip Doane and "In Custody"


All- The escapee, Phillip Doane has been taken into custody. Sheriff Tom Spangler would like to commend the response of everyone at the Knox County

Mugshot of Philip Doane

Escapee from Work Release

[Image.jpeg]The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from the facility on Maloneyville Road just before 4 pm on May 22,

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Fight Fraud : Shred Instead

FIGHT FRAUD: SHRED INSTEAD Reserve your spot for AARP Tenneessee’s shredding event coming to Knoxville on 04202022. Your documents will be shredded on-site, free of

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Easter Egg Hunt!

The Powell Business & Professional Association hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt today at First Baptist Powell. Our special services unit gave away Knox County

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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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Crime Prevention

March 3, 2020 the KNOX county sheriffs office will host our crime prevention in the workplace seminar. All businesses welcome! 4-9pm Knoxville expo center. Click

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Female Officer Appreciation

In memory of the United States’ first sworn in female deputy sheriff, KCSO would like to pay honor to our own female deputies. Thank you

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff