Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
June 2012 Detective of the Month
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has named Detective Robert Howard as Detective of the Month for June 2012. At the beginning of June, Detective Howard received information pertaining to residential burglaries. Upon further investigation, Detective Howard identified several suspects and arrested two of them. During subsequent interviews, five people confessed to residential burglaries. Detective Howard was able to connect these suspects to 14 different residential burglaries in Knox County, eight residential burglaries in the city of Knoxville, and 21 residential burglaries in Blount County.
Detective Howard has been with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office since July 1990.