Blurred Borders

Omar

The Knox County Sheriff’s 287(g) program has removed undocumented immigrants from their families and communities. But was it created legally?

287(g) Reined In

AKIN 287(g) protest 4/4/19

ICE tells Knox County Sheriff’s Office to prioritize high-risk and violent offenders in its immigration enforcement.

Documenting the Undocumented

Knox County detention facility

An immigrant rights group says data shows the Knox County Sheriff’s Office is playing a significant role in federal law enforcement.

So Ordered

Hearing in Conley v. Spangler

A judge reaffirms his ruling that the Knox County Sheriff’s Office has violated the state’s Public Records Act and must comply with the law.

For the Records, pt. 3

Conley v. Spangler

The county Law Department reiterates its contention that the Sheriff’s Office can charge labor costs for inspection of public records.

For the Records, pt. 2

Conley v. Spangler

In a lawsuit trial, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office outlines its unusual interpretations of the state’s Public Records Act.