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KPD News & Alerts

KPD News & Alerts Blog

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

For any questions, please contact KPD's Public Information Officer Scott Erland at 865-215-7210 or [email protected].

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

The KPD News & Alerts Blog below is no longer being updated. Please visit KnoxvilleTNPolice.gov/News for current news, advisories and alerts.

Recent Posts
October 2023 - Posts
Knoxville Police Department Captain Sammy Shaffer graduated from the inaugural Policing Leadership Academy (PLA) in Chicago on Friday.   The PLA, hosted by the renowned University of Chicago Crime Lab, is a six-month hands-on and interactive course. The curriculum is focused on the development of ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Oct 27, 2023 at 1:16 PM
The Knoxville Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating a deadly shooting that happened on Wednesday night in the Western Heights area.   At just after 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, KPD officers responded to the UT Medical Center in regards to a shooting victim. The victim, who ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Oct 05, 2023 at 7:51 AM