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KPD News & Alerts

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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
The five suspects who were captured following a pursuit that ended near the Dollar General at 2625 Western Avenue have been charged in the Montgomery Village shooting.  The suspects were identified as 26-year-old Deontae Green, 21-year-old Isaiah Harris, 20-year-old Kevin Wilson, 18-year-old Davi ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Mar 25, 2021 at 11:18 AM
On Friday, October 16, 2020 at around 11 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers took a 17-year-old male into custody in the 800 block of Graves Street. The defendant, who is not being identified due to his juvenile status, is charged with two counts of first degree murder and two counts of attem ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Oct 20, 2020 at 9:35 PM
At 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, KPD officers responded to a stolen vehicle on Louise Avenue. The vehicle, a blue Honda Accord that was stolen from Atchley Street, had left prior to the arrival of officers, but was tracked via the victim’s phone to the Pilot located at 3004 Magnolia Avenue. Offi ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Apr 23, 2020 at 8:50 AM
38-year-old Christopher Gordy arrested for Attempted Aggravated Burglary and Criminal Impersonation  On Saturday, March 21 at 5:09 p.m., KPD officers responded to a disturbance in the 1300 block of Forest Avenue. The complainant called to report that a man was attempting to break into an apartmen ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Mar 23, 2020 at 10:16 AM
On Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at approximately 10:23 p.m., KPD officers responded to the Family Dollar located at 1932 E. Magnolia Avenue for a robbery in progress. The caller advised that three male subjects were attempting to rob the store at gunpoint and demanding money from the safe.  Office ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Feb 07, 2020 at 4:46 PM
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 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