Walmart supports Sheriff’s Auxiliary

“Sincere thanks to WalMart of Madisonville for supporting the Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary program with a generous grant three years in a row,” said Sheriff Tommy Jones. This money has been used to purchase body cameras, radios, tourniquets and medical kits for the Auxiliary members, who donate their time and talents … Read More

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

Beware of “Contract Killer” Scam

Contract Killer Scam Alert You may receive a phone call, email, or text message from someone who claims to be a contract killer, hired to kill you. They go on to say that, if you pay them a certain amount of money (usually $3,000 to $100,000), they will not kill … 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

Sheriff’s Surplus Vehicles Auction

Monroe County TN Sheriff’s Surplus Vehicle Auction will be held on Thursday September 27, 12-noon. Seized and surplus vehicles including 34 Ford Crown Vics, Durangos, Explorers, Trailblazer, pick-up trucks, tow car dolly, and more. Rain or shine, sales are final day of sale. See flyer for terms, directions and other … 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

Chris Francis promoted to Sergeant

Chris Francis congratulated by Sheriff Tommy Jones Sheriff Tommy Jones announces the promotion of Chris Francis to Sergeant. Francis graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1994. He began his law enforcement career in 2003 at Sweetwater Police Department, graduating from the police academy at TLETA in Nashville in 2004. Chris … Read More

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Public Firearms Auction

Notice! Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Public Firearms Auction of over 60 fire arms to be held on July 14th, 2018 at 12pm located at East TN Livestock Center 2121 US-11 Sweetwater,TN. Early viewing at 11am day of auction. Listing of Firearms to be Auctioned

Monroe County Honored at 10th Annual Star of Life Awards

Monroe County 911 Dispatch, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe County EMS Honored at Tenth Annual Star of Life Awards Children’s Emergency Care Alliance of Tennessee (CECATN) recognized Monroe County 911 Dispatch, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe County EMS at the Tenth Annual Star of Life Awards Dinner and … Read More

Medina promoted to Jail Administrator by Sheriff Tommy Jones

Sheriff Tommy Jones announced the appointment of Albert Medina to Jail Administrator for Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Medina had been serving as Captain of the Jail since 2016. Albert Medina was in the Marine Corp with the Security Forces from 1991-1997, where he spend time overseas at the Naval Air … Read More

Watch our K9 demo video

In this video, Deputy Brookshire demonstrates the K9’s ability to move in tactical situations. The extensive training which the K9s and handlers do together is strongly evident, and their bond is obvious. K9s are the handler’s back-up on most calls, ready to be deployed if needed when dealing with a … Read More