The Sheriff’s Office received accreditation through CALEA in 2003.
The Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Corps includes volunteers who serve all divisions of the Sheriff’s Office.
View information about Blount County Corrections.
Learn about the different Programs and Services provided by the Sheriff's Office.
Investigative Operations includes the Criminal Investigations Unit and the Narcotics Unit, also known as the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force.
The Narcotics Unit is part of the larger Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force, which is a multi-agency effort led by the Sheriff’s Office.
Office of Professional Standards
The Office of Professional Standards is a vital part of Sheriff’s Office operations.
Patrol & Public Safety
The Patrol and Public Safety Operations is comprised of the uniformed patrol staff, the Traffic Safety Unit, the School Resource Officers Unit, and the K-9 Unit.
Public Information Office
The Office of Media Relations and Public Information works as a liaison between the Sheriff’s Office and the media to keep the public informed.
The Records Division maintains and archives thousands of records and documents throughout the year.
The primary function of the Training Unit is to plan and coordinate all training Sheriff's Office employees undertake each year.