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KPD News & Alerts Blog

The Knoxville Police Department (KPD) responds to a variety of events and calls for service each day. Check here for media releases and alerts. 

For any questions, please contact KPD's Public Information Officer Scott Erland at 865-215-7210 or serland@knoxvilletn.gov.

Click here to view KPD's current calls for service (updated every two hours).




Recent Posts
January 2020 - Posts
On Wednesday, January 29 at around 4:15 p.m., KPD officers responded to calls stating that a vehicle was parked in the middle of the road near the Kenjo on Rutledge Pike. Officers responded to the call and made contact with the vehicle, a late 90s model Chevy minivan, around Magnolia Avenue and Mill ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 30, 2020 at 10:46 AM
  
On Friday, January 24, 2020 at approximately 8:57 p.m., investigators with the Knoxville Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit responded to the 5500 block of N. Broadway Road in reference to a stabbing. Patrol units had first responded to the scene to find a 31-year-old male victim suffering from ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 28, 2020 at 10:36 AM
  
On Monday, January 27, 2020 at around 10:35 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers were dispatched to a wreck on Middlebrook Pike at Robinson Road involving a car and a motorcycle. The 38-year-old male driver of the motorcycle was transported to the UT Medical Center following the accident and w ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 28, 2020 at 10:35 AM
  
On Saturday, January 25 at approximately 6:22 p.m., KPD officers responded to a stabbing call, where a male victim stated that he was approached and stabbed by a male suspect outside of the Rite Stop Food Mart at 441 Dutch Valley Drive. The suspect fled prior to officers’ arrival and was not located ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 28, 2020 at 10:35 AM
  
On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at approximately 11:25 p.m., KPD officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Kenjo gas station located at 1400 N. Central Avenue. The suspect entered the store, demanded money from the register while armed with a handgun, and fled prior to the arrival of officer ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 28, 2020 at 10:34 AM
  
At around 12:44 a.m. on Friday, January 24, KPD officers responded to a shooting at the Southland Apartments located at 3513 Sevier Avenue. The caller stated that a male had been shot in the kitchen inside of one of the residences. Upon arrival, officers located a 26-year-old male deceased from mult ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 28, 2020 at 10:30 AM
  
On 01/24/20 at 12:44 am, KPD Officers responded to Southland Apts, located at 3513 Sevier Ave, on a shooting call.  The caller stated that a male had been shot in the kitchen.  When officers arrived they found the male deceased from several gun shot wounds.  KPD Investigators and patrol officers are ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 28, 2020 at 10:29 AM
  
The Knoxville Police Department will officially renew its ties with the U.S. Army's Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program during a January 23 ceremony.  The KPD is one of more than 500 civilian employers to join the program since its inception in 2000. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. It ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jan 28, 2020 at 10:28 AM