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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

West Knox Fatal Accident

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol responded to a single car crash on Ebenezer at Farrington this evening just after 5:00 pm. Upon arrival Officers

Officers recieving awards

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

Officers posing

Congratulations to our newest F.T.O graduates

Sheriff Tom Spangler, Chief Deputy Bernie Lyon, and Chief of Patrol Matt Evans want to congratulate Knox County Sheriff’s Office’s newest FTO graduates. These men

KCSO badge with crime tape and "Fatal Accident"

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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No ‘Letter of Authorization ‘

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints from citizens that they are being pulled over and asked for their “letter of authorization” to travel.

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Corona Virus Scam Awareness

We have seen a large number of different scams involving our current state of emergency due to Covid-19. These scams are being conducted via phone

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Live Oak Incident

On Saturday, March 21, 2020, at approximately 2236 hours, deputies with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls from the community regarding a vehicle

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SCAN and Citizens Academy Update

Updates on COVID-19 as it relates to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office     -The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Senior Citizen Awareness Network volunteers also

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Boys & Girls Club

A Most Welcome Thanks from the Boys & Girls Club! Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley is very disappointed we had to cancel

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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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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff