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The Knoxville Police Department is an accredited law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department is composed of 3 major divisions: criminal investigations, management services, and patrol. The criminal investigations division is responsible for solving crimes, apprehending criminals, and working with the state attorney’s to prosecute criminals. Within the criminal investigations division there are forensics, gang, internet crimes, property crimes, special crimes, and violent crimes units. The management services division is responsible for maintaining the department’s records and accreditations. There is a safety education and a training unit in the division. The patrol division is responsible for responding to emergency calls, crime prevention, and problem solving. These officers are the first on the scene of a crime or a traffic accident. The patrol division has an animal control unit, a cadet program, crisis negotiation unit, honor guard, police explorers program, SWAT team, and a teleserve unit.

The overall crime rate in Knoxville is 115% higher than the national average, and the violent crime rate is 109% higher than the national average. The residents of Knoxville have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Knoxville is statistically safer than 6% of all cities in the United States, and safer than 11% of all cities in the state of Tennessee.

The annual crime rate in Knoxville per 100,000 people was 5,038 in the year 2019. Of the 5,038 crimes committed there were approximately 20.1 murders, 65.7 rapes, 127.7 robberies, 596.3 assaults, 572.4 burglaries, 3,060.9 thefts, and 594.7 vehicle thefts. The year over year crime rate has not changed. Knoxville is rated “F” in public safety.

Eve M. Thomas, Chief of Police
Email: [email protected]

Knoxville Police Department
800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: 865-215-7000

Population Served: 180,000
Number of Officers: 390

Knoxville, Tennessee Information

Knoxville is located in eastern Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Knox County. The city covers a total of 104.3 square miles and has a population of 186,173. The metro population is 868,546, the 64th largest metro population in the United States. The city was incorporated in 1791. There are currently 676 registered sex offenders residing in the city.

Knoxville has a city council as their form of local government. The current mayor is Indya Kincannon. Kincannon is the 69th mayor of the city and was sworn in on December 21, 2019.

Contact the Mayor:

Indya Kincannon, Mayor
Phone: 865-215-2040
Fax: 865-215-2085
Email: [email protected]

Record Requests and Mugshots in Knoxville, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Knoxville City Government. A public records request form is available for download on the Knoxville City Government website. The public records request coordinator has 7 business days to respond to the request. Record request forms can be submitted in person, by mail, or email.

Email: [email protected]

Police records are available through the Knoxville Police Department. Incident, offense, and arrest reports are released in person only. Traffic accident reports can be purchased online through Tennessee’s accident report webpage.

All persons arrested by the Knoxville Police Department are transported to the Knox County Detention Center. The corrections division provides an inmate roster to the public. The roster lists the current inmates housed at all of the facilities in alphabetical order by their last name. The roster includes the inmate’s name, mugshot, charges, identification number in the jail and the set bond amount. Inmate records are available through the Detention Center.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The office is composed of 8 divisions including corrections, operations, investigations, judicial supervision, special forces, support, technology and training.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has a specific division for tracking fugitives with criminal warrants. The team’s objective is to locate and apprehend fugitives and return them to the jurisdiction of the courts. If the public has any information on fugitives within Knox County, they can contact the tip line at 865-215-2442.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office does not have a public warrant search at this time.

Knox County Sheriff’s Office
400 W Main St
Knoxville, TN 37902

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