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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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In memory of Toby Keiser

It was an honor to have East Tennessee Law Enforcement Liaison Derrick Woods with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office present Chief Deputy Bernie Lyon with

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Fatal Accident Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal accident where a pedestrian was struck by a semi-trailer truck in the 11400 block

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On the run…IN CUSTODY

Update – Suspect in custody The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit was attempting to serve a warrant on an individual near Ball Camp Pike

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Now Hiring Heroes

Did you know that you could be a part of a team that helps people daily? capes optional Apply now at… knoxsheriff.org/now-hiring/

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Drowning Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating what appears to be a drowning at a pond located in the 3200 block of

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School Zone Awareness Day

As you are out driving around today, be sure to start looking and familiarizing yourself with our Knox County School Zones. Next week starts the

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff