Law Enforcement Job Fair

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:00 p.m.— 7:00 p.m. Knoxville Expo Center 5441 Clinton Highway Knoxville, TN  37912 More than 40 local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies will come together for the first law enforcement job fair. Agencies throughout the region currently have open positions for officers, deputies, special agents, … Read More

12 Nabbed in Drug Roundup

Willis Winkler Angel Winkler Tammy Morales Toni Marie Carter Robert Archer Lacey Lance Russell Tallent Kevin Oaks Corey Smith Charles Shearer Bradley Butts Jason Turner Successful Drug RoundupOn January 16, 2019, Narcotics Agents with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug roundup on various individuals. This roundup came from a … Read More

Cogdill Apprehended

Escaped Inmate John Adam Cogdill is back in custody. Cogdill was arrested by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office late last evening. Deputies were conducting home visits to known friends and family of Cogdill when he was located and arrested without incident at a family member’s home on Old Christianburg Road in … Read More

New Auxiliary Class Graduates

Graduates of the 18-2 Monroe County Auxiliary Class and Sheriff’s Office administrators include: (First row L to R:) Aaron Foxx, Chelsie Sampson, Kelsey Hawkins, David “Dink” Lakes, Jim Geren; (Second Row L to R:) William Blackwell, Jessica Wilson, Hunter Lankford, Brandon Burley, Yashan Long, Glen Sullivan; (Third row L to … Read More

Meet New Patrol Deputies

Cameron Foister Stephen Helms Sheriff Tommy Jones welcomes Cameron Foister and Stephen Helms to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office as Patrol Deputies. Cameron Foister began his law enforcement career in 2011 with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office as a part time Corrections Officer. Cameron was hired full time in 2012 … Read More

Sheriff Presents Special Day for Boys & Girls Club

Sheriff Tommy Jones congratulates new Deputy Three happy girls! The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Boys & Girls Club of Monroe Area are hosting outings designed to introduce children to law enforcement. Cookouts were held at Rural Vale School on Tuesday (July 10th) in Tellico Plains, and also on … Read More

Monroe County Schools Perform “Lock Down” Drills

Monroe County Schools, along with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a series of readiness drills this past week. “The most important thing the Sheriff’s Office can do to save lives involves training, so each school immediately takes action to execute their active shooter plan,” said Sheriff Tommy Jones. Left … Read More