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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
February 2021 - Posts
Knoxville Police Department Officer Austin Jordan has been selected as the recipient of the November 2020 Officer of the Month Award, it was announced on Wednesday. It marks the third Officer of the Month recognition of 2020 for Officer Jordan, who was also selected to receive the award for February ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Feb 24, 2021 at 11:43 AM
  
Knoxville Police Department investigators are continuing to seek information regarding the shooting on February 12, 2021 that resulted in the death of 16-year-old Austin-East student. Continued investigative efforts and surveillance video near the scene revealed that there were numerous individua ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Feb 15, 2021 at 2:51 PM
  
Knoxville Police Department officers Evan Thornton and Stephen Henderson have been announced as the recipients of the October 2020 Officer of the Month Award, it was announced on Thursday.  The KPD typically recognizes those employees who are selected to receive awards during public news conferen ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Feb 11, 2021 at 11:05 AM
  
Five Knoxville Police Department officers have been selected as Officer of the Month winners for September 2020, the KPD announced on Thursday. The KPD typically recognizes those employees who are selected to receive awards during public news conferences. Unfortunately, due to months-long and ong ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Feb 09, 2021 at 2:22 PM
  
The victim of the fatal shooting that occurred at the Vista Apartments on Sunday evening has been identified as Nikita Nunez, 29, of Knoxville, Tennessee.  At around 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to the Vista Apartments located off Lula Powell ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Feb 01, 2021 at 11:33 AM