Knox County
Sheriff's Office

Knox County
Sheriff's Office


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Find out from us first about what’s happening in Knox County.  Hear it first from us about news involving KCSO, Knox County, and surrounding communities.

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Missing Couple

Update! Great news. Me and Ms Aherns we’re located safe. Thank each of our viewers for sharing our Bolo. Your assistance helped and was appreciated.

"Elder Scams" with clipart of man taking money from elderly woman's purse and Technology Division badge

Elderly Scam Check

With the continuing rise of Elderly Scams via email, phone call, or in person, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Technology Division is asking for the

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Overnight Shooting Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for shots fired after 4:00am to 1300 block of Stony Point Road. Patrol Officers discovered two

"SCAM" over KCSO badge

SCAM Alert

-ATTENTION SENIOR CITIZEN COMMUNITY- Sheriff Tom Spangler is asking that our senior citizens be aware of various scams currently circulating in Knox County and surrounding

"Accident Investigation" Over KCSO badge and caution tape

North Knox Accident

Multiple car crash Maynardville Hwy at Texas Valley. Multiple agencies on scene. This will be THP working the accident. However, Knox County Sheriff’s Office will

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff