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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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Narcotics Arrest in school zone

Possession of Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Crystal Methamphetamine, assortment of Oxycodone pills, Marijuana, and unlawful drug paraphernalia with intent to distribute/sale in a school zone lead

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Care Bear Patrol

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is blessed to have many community partners. Fraley and Schilling, Inc. – Knoxville Terminal has partnered with us to provide

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Home School Safety Day

JOIN US!!! Register now to ensure your participation in the third annual Homeschool Students’ Safety Day. Proudly sponsored by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and

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Detectives of the year – 2021

Tom Spangler, Knox County Sheriff, congratulated the 2021 Detectives of the year on February 22, 2022, at the Knox County Commission meeting. “Detective Nathan Stachey

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West Knox Officer involved shooting

On February 16, 2022, at approximately 9:30 am, Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a suspicious persons/vehicle near Lexington Drive in West Knox

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Corrections Promotions

Congratulations to the men and women of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division on their promotions on February 14, 2022. – “A corrections officer

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Karns High School Investigation

Update on the potential threat at Karns High School on Friday, February 11, 2022. Juvenile Detectives with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office spent the day

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With a heavy heart….

It is with a heavy heart that we announce Dan Davis, a retired Captain with the Knoxville Police Department, passed away yesterday morning. Dan was

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff