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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
April 2021 - Posts
The Knoxville Police Department will host its monthly Child Safety Seat Checkpoint on Saturday, May 8 at the Phil E. Keith Training Center located at 6388 Cement Plant Road in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Due to current staffing availability and COVID-19 precautions, checks will be available by appoint ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Apr 23, 2021 at 8:34 AM
  
On Wednesday, KPD Chief of Police Eve Thomas issued the following statement: “I want to express my gratitude to the Office of Attorney General Charme Allen and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for their tireless attention to this case and expediency in the completion of a comprehensive, inde ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Apr 21, 2021 at 6:44 PM
  
At around 12:10 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to Victor Ashe Park for a shooting investigation.   Based on the preliminary investigation, the shooting occurred following a dispute over a financial matter between two parties. At one point, the disput ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Apr 19, 2021 at 8:04 PM
  
The Knoxville Police Department will host its monthly Child Safety Seat Checkpoint on Saturday, April 10 at the Phil E. Keith Training Center located at 6388 Cement Plant Road in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Due to current staffing availability and COVID-19 precautions, checks will be available by appo ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Apr 01, 2021 at 2:34 PM
  
The Knoxville Police Department has completed its first-ever deployment of body-worn cameras as well as the installation of upgraded in-car camera systems, it was announced on Thursday, April 1.  “We are ecstatic to announce that all uniformed KPD officers are now outfitted with body-worn cameras ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Apr 01, 2021 at 12:00 PM