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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
Captain Susan Coker and Officer Lori Banks have been recognized as the Knoxville Police Department’s 2019 Community Service Award recipients, it was announced on Monday, May 11.  The Knoxville Police Department typically hosts a Recognition Luncheon to honor its yearly award winners. However, ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 11, 2020 at 12:22 PM
  
The three-man maintenance team of Jody Dykes, Benjamin Peterson and Caleb Sheville have been selected as the Knoxville Police Department’s 2019 Civilian Employees of the Year recipients, the Department announced on Monday, May 11.  The Knoxville Police Department typically hosts a Recognition ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 11, 2020 at 12:01 PM
  
Arim Ismail has been selected as the Knoxville Police Department’s 2019 Explorer of the Year, it was announced by the Department on Monday, May 11. Ismail was presented the award for her unselfish dedication, dependability and significant accumulation of volunteer hours.  The Knoxville Police ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 11, 2020 at 11:26 AM
  
Special Crimes Unit Investigator Phyllis Tonkin has been tabbed as the Knoxville Police Department’s 2019 Mike Waggoner Leadership Award recipient, the Department announced on Monday, May 11.  The Knoxville Police Department typically hosts a Recognition Luncheon to honor its yearly award win ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 11, 2020 at 10:38 AM
  
Special Crimes Unit Investigator Patty Tipton and West District Patrol Officer Ethan Grantham have been selected as the Knoxville Police Department’s 2019 Officers of the Year, it was announced on Monday, May 11.  The Knoxville Police Department typically hosts a Recognition Luncheon to honor ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 11, 2020 at 9:58 AM