Calling for Accountability

Aniya Thompson speaking to County Commission, with Commissioner Dasha Lundy behind here.

In the wake of an encounter at McAlister’s Deli, community advocates ask County Commission for oversight of the Sheriff’s Office.

Officers Cleared

Chief Paul Noel and Mayor Indya Kincannon

An internal investigation found that four KPD officers didn’t commit use-of-force policy violations in the death of Anthony Thompson Jr.

KPD Chief Thomas to Retire

The city will conduct a nationwide search for a successor who will have to address internal cultural issues and a surging violent crime rate.

Disparities and Discontent

Brian Hartsell at DEO meeting

As Knox County Schools renews its commitment to reducing racial gaps, activists demand immediate answers in a shooting.

Show of Force

Calvin Taylor Skinner

Dozens of deputies pack a County Commission meeting, leading to allegations of intimidation from activists — and one commissioner.