Student Detectives

Four students from Sequoyah High School were recently selected to learn about the role of detectives at Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Students Emma Massengale, Chloe Mason, Alison Freeman, and Alyssa Jones visited Monroe County Detective Dan Schneider and Deputy Angelena White-Kelly, in a program coordinated by Betsy Moore of Sequoyah’s … Read More

Five New SROs Added

“School safety is a top priority in our administration,” said Sheriff Tommy Jones. “I’m very thankful for the cooperation extended by the public, county commission, and school board. We have been able to hire five new SROs to better serve and protect our children and teachers. In order for a … 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