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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
Knoxville Fire Department release (September 9, 2020, 5:46 p.m.) On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, multiple visitors to the Fish Hospitality Pantry located at 122 West Scott Avenue obtained one gallon jugs of highly concentrated hydrogen peroxide. The liquid mixture contains 50% hydrogen peroxide an ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Sep 09, 2020 at 7:06 PM
With the 2020-21 school year set to begin in Knox County on Monday, the Knoxville Police Department will begin vigorous school zone enforcement on August 24. The enhanced school zone enforcement efforts will run through Friday, September 4.   KPD officers will be assigned to 26 area elementary sc ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM
On Saturday, May 30 at around 11:30 p.m., a group of between 50-100 individuals assembled and proceeded to commit numerous acts of vandalism in the area of Market Square and Downtown Knoxville. Shortly after the group assembled, the window at Ruby Sunshine, located at 37 Market Square, was vandalize ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 31, 2020 at 1:55 PM