Knox County
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Knox County
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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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Phone Scam Alert

The Knox County Sheriffs Office has received several reports of people impersonating officers and attempting to get people to pay for alleged warrant fees over

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Fatal Accident Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the cause of a crash that resulted in a fatality just after 11pm on Wednesday

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Congratulations to our K-9 teams

Congratulations to the K-9 Teams of the month (L-R), February- C. Amburn/THOR, March- D. McClure/JANIK, April- N. Strachey/GORAN! The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is blessed

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Fire Investigation

KCSO’s Fire Investigation Unit is on the scene of a Fire in the 1400 Currier Lane. They are warning residents to watch for “Hot spots”

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff