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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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Homicide Investigation

On December 21, 2021, at approximately 05:19 am the Knoxville Police Department received notification of a male suffering from at least one gunshot wound arrived

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Bank Robbery Sus

-WEST KNOX BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT SOUGHT- The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the scene

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Homicide Arrest Made

UPDATE- 2 December 4, 2021 | 11:45 am Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives have made two arrests in the homicide of David Howard

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Homicide Investigation

UPDATE: December 2, 2021 The victim has been identified as David Richard Howard, 28 of Corryton. The homicide investigation remains open and active. Jacklyn Rachelle

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National Forensics Academy Graduate

Sheriff Tom Spangler is excited to announce the recent graduation of Tiffany Crawford who graduated the 56th National Forensics Academy. “We are confident her knowledge

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff