The Sheriff’s Hard Sell

Sheriff Tom Spangler standing in front of sever of his staff members during an interview at the City County Building.

Spangler’s case for a 30 percent raise for officers runs into skepticism from a tax-averse County Commission.

Budget Battle

County Mayor Glenn Jacobs speaking in the Main Assembly Room about his proposed budget.

Mayor Glenn Jacobs unveils Knox County’s first $1 billion spending plan — but Sheriff Tom Spangler says it doesn’t do enough for his officers.

Pleading a Case

Sheriff Tom Spangler

As Sheriff Tom Spangler seeks a 30 percent raise for deputies and corrections officers, the possibility of a legal showdown looms.