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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).




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On Thursday, May 6, 2021 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers arrested 33-year-old Clifton Hall of Knoxville, Tennessee at 7300 Smoky Falls Way. Hall was wanted on two counts of attempted second-degree murder from an incident that occurred on March 29, 2021.  On that d ... more» 
Posted by serland  at 9:17 AM
  
At around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a hit-and-run near 108 W. Inskip. Officers were informed that a white vehicle involved in the crash was leaving the scene. Officers located the suspect vehicle and stopped it at the Pilot at 100 Merchant ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 03, 2021 at 8:28 AM
  
On Monday, March 15, 2021, Knoxville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit investigators obtained juvenile petitions charging a 14-year-old male and a 16-year-old male with first-degree murder for the February 12 murder of 16-year-old Austin-East student Stanley Freeman Jr. The identities of the sus ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Mar 15, 2021 at 6:29 PM
  
On Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at around 12:15 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to the 3400 block of N. Broadway in reference to a male inside of the fenced in area of Cherokee Auto Sales laying in a vehicle with the hood up. Officers arrived on scene and located the male subject ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Oct 07, 2020 at 12:39 PM
  
On Saturday, October 3, 2020 at approximately 11:30 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to an attempted robbery in the 400 block of Gay Street. The victim, who works for Sky Box Sports Bar & Grill, stated that he was taking the trash out the back door into Strong Alley when he was a ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Oct 05, 2020 at 8:14 AM
  
Suspect Identified from Attempted Boat Theft (September 9, 2020, 10 a.m.)  The suspect from the attempted boat theft that occurred on Neyland Drive on the morning of September 8, 2020 has been identified as Jeffery Carter Newcomb.   It was previously reported that officers responded to Volunte ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Sep 09, 2020 at 10:02 AM
  
On Thursday, September 3 at around 5 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a residence in the 3300 block of Divide Street and took two suspects from a shooting that occurred on July 1 into custody. Damarcus Dunaway (DOB 7/15/02) and a 15-year-old male were taken into custody withou ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Sep 04, 2020 at 9:40 AM
  
On Saturday, August 29 at around 9:55 p.m., a witness observed a male suspect, identified as Parvin Harper (DOB 4/13/65), raping a female victim in the 900 block of Knoxville College Drive. The witness attempted to intervene but was driven off by the suspect, who responded to the witness aggressivel ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 31, 2020 at 9:09 AM
  
On Friday, August 28 at about 5 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a carjacking near the intersection of Mississippi Avenue and Reed Street. A witness stated that he had observed a male suspect pull a male victim from a vehicle, assault him and flee the scene in the victim’s veh ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 29, 2020 at 8:29 AM
  
On Friday, August 28, 2020, Paul Hollins (DOB 9/11/87), who was arrested on the University of Tennessee campus on Thursday for trespassing, was charged with one count of sexual battery for an incident that occurred at the Target on Ray Mears Boulevard.  On August 19, a female victim reported that ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 28, 2020 at 1:42 PM
  
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