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Police Officer David Parde succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on May 5th, 1992, while investigating reports of a suspicious person at an apartment complex at 612 Fairview Drive.
Sergeant Jim Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a subject who had assaulted and disarmed another law enforcement officer during a traffic stop near Grundy Center.
East bound lanes on Asheville Hwy are now open, 1 west bound lane is open! Please continue to use caution.Read More
Our prayers are with our LEO family @Knoxville_PD especially the officer shot in the line of duty this afternoon. We wish him a full & speedy recovery! Additionally, we are praying for the entire Austin East Community this evening. -Tom Spangler, SheriffRead More
RT @Knoxville_PD: Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. Multiple gunshot victims reported, in…Read More
Please join Sheriff Tom Spangler in recognizing the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Officers & all those in our area doing a tough, and often times thankless job, while helping some of our most vulnerable. The voice for the voiceless! To report abuse 865-215-2243 https://t.co/My83Hoy0zbRead More
UPDATE- FOUND SAFE! 5:45amRead More
-SHOOTING INVESTIGATION- Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler says KCSO Patrol Units were dispatched to 4800 block of Horsestall Drive for a potential domestic related shooting. Male victim transported to the hospital- condition unknown at this hour. More information forthcoming. https://t.co/e9uOYsimGURead More
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