Saturday, November 26, 2022
Whenever officers from the Knoxville Police Department take a life, injure a suspect, or fire their guns, their actions will soon be subjected to an-depth examination by a Use of Force Review Board, officials announced...
A veteran Knoxville Police Department officer was arrested Monday for allegedly strangling his wife during an argument over infidelity, court records show. John D. Pickens, 40, the School Resource Officer assigned to Fulton High School, was...
The Knoxville Police Department has been selected to join the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project as a partner agency, officials announced last week.  The ABLE Project is derived from another program that was developed...
The loved ones of a 17-year-old boy who was shot to death in a school restroom have streamlined their federal lawsuit to exclusively target the Knoxville Police Department for mistakes that allegedly led to the...
Most drivers, at some point in their life, will learn firsthand the apprehension — even fear — that accompanies the sight of blue lights in the rearview mirror.  You don’t have to be drunk or a...
Chief Paul Noel hasn’t been shy about shaking up how the Knoxville Police Department does business since he took over the agency in June. He continued his revamping of KPD’s policies on Monday with the announcement...
Newly appointed Knoxville Police Chief Paul Noel has fired a lieutenant and suspended a captain for how they handled complaints of racial harassment, officials said Tuesday. The disciplinary measures were first reported by The News Sentinel,...
An off-duty Knox County law enforcement officer was arrested for drunk driving early Saturday morning after crashing his pickup truck on Alcoa Highway, authorities said. Sean M. McElyea, 31, of Powell, was charged with DUI and...
Two Knoxville Police Department officers were arrested early Thursday in two separate alcohol-related driving incidents, leaving the department’s new Chief so angry that he said he was “at a loss for words.” KPD Officer Adam Parnell...
This article was written by Jamie Satterfield of Tennessee Lookout When Knoxville’s new police chief watched for the first time the now infamous video of the police killing of George Floyd, his eyes immediately went from...