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Fatal Accident

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a motorcycle into utility pole on Tazewell Pike just after 10:00pm last night. Deputies arrived to

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Ronnie Kidd Media Release it

Sheriff Spangler Media Release October 13, 2020 I became aware of potential inappropriate conduct by a Knox County Sheriff’s Office CIVILIAN employee on April 20,

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COTA 157

Congratulations COTA 157 COTA 157 The Knox County Sheriff’s Office had 7 officers graduate the  Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA).  The training requires much effort,

K9 Teams of the month…

Congratulations to our K9 Teams of the month since February. COVID-19 might have delayed our awards distribution but it didn’t hinder the work these teams

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CTO 2020-1

Corrections Training Officer The Knox County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the latest 10 graduates of the Corrections Training Officer (CTO) program.  This program

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COTA 155 & 156

COTA GRADUATES The Knox County Sheriff’s Office recently had two classes graduate the Correctional Officer Training Academy (COTA) on September 11, 2020.  This training is

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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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*** UPDATED*** Homicide Investigation

***UPDATED 8-12-2020 16:20*** Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler identifies the victim from Tuesday’s Homicide:  Michael Beatty DOB 07/29/1978.  Mr. Beatty was found deceased just before

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Narcotics Bust

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit along with S.W.A.T executed two search warrants on July 21, 2020. Sheriff Tom Spangler is pleased to announce

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff