New Auxiliary Class Graduates

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office honored 11 graduates of this year’s second Auxiliary Class at a ceremony on November 2. Friends and families of the 18-2 Auxiliary Class gathered at Center Presbyterian Church in Tellico Plains for awards and certificates. The Auxiliary course encompasses 120 classroom hours, plus 120 hours of … Read More

Sheriff Presents Special Day for Boys & Girls Club

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 Thursday (July 12th) at Vonore Elementary School. Boys and … Read More

Monroe County Honored at 10th Annual Star of Life Awards

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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 Ceremony as the State Award in Nashville at Rocketown on Thursday, May 18th. The mission of CECATN, the host of … Read More

Medina promoted to Jail Administrator by Sheriff Tommy Jones

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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

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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