Anderson County Sheriff’s Office • 101 South Main Street • Clinton, TN 37716 • 865-457-6255

Welcome to The Anderson County Sheriff’s Website.

Hotline Numbers
Crime: 865-463-6880
Drug:   865-463-7175

We are committed to a law enforcement-community partnership in providing the delivery of our services. We shall accept a leadership role in increasing community understanding of our abilities and limitations. Proactive policing, crime prevention, and providing a safe and secure corrections facility shall be our primary focus.

Since 1801, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office has served and protected its’ people with honor and integrity.   Over the past 200 years, we have developed into a model agency with highly trained deputies and administrators dedicated to offering the best service to the people.  Our office will never stop training and working hard to ensure the safety of everyone who lives, works, and visits Anderson County.

The Sheriff’s Office is divided into two major divisions:  Corrections and Operations. Within those divisions are highly trained units with special skill sets.

3 months ago

****ACSO Officer Injury Update****

Good evening...dropping in for an update on Deputy Stephen Carroll. As the news and THP has covered, Deputy Carroll was struck by a vehicle last night on Tri ... See more

3 months ago

Sheriff Barker wants to make the public aware of a phone scam that has been circulating today. A gentleman is calling and claiming to be Sergeant James Crowley with the Anderson County ... See more

3 months ago
Alcoa Police Department

Our hearts are heavy tonight as Alcoa PD announced the passing of law enforcement veteran, Captain Keith Fletcher. Captain Fletcher is widely regarded across the area as a tremendous law enforcement ... See more

The Alcoa Police Department is sad to announce the passing of Captain Keith Fletcher on April 24, 2021.

Captain Fletcher had a successful career in criminal justice for over 30 years, beginning at ... See more

3 months ago

Join us in congratulating Raina on being named Miss Shining Star for the state of Tennessee! In November, Raina was named Miss Shining Star for the Knoxville area and advanced to the state ... See more

3 months ago

***ACSO K-9 Baron finds wanted fugitive***

Around 11:15 AM, our office was contacted by Oak Ridge Police asking to deploy our K-9 on duty for locating a suspect who fled on foot after a traffic stop ... See more

3 months ago

Congratulations to reserve deputy, Nicole Shoffner, on her swearing in to the United States Air Force. She has a true servants heart and will do great!

3 months ago

Join us in congratulating ACSO Cadet Captain, Alex Gibson, on his swearing in with the Air Force. Alex is a great young man with a deep passion to serve.

4 months ago

Sheriff Russell Barker wants to make the public aware of a phone scam that is making rounds in Anderson County. Today, a man calling from 865-264-0367 is stating he is Sgt. Justin Smith with our ... See more

4 months ago

Join us in wishing Sheriff Barker a very happy birthday! Sheriff - thank you for your leadership and commitment to the people of Anderson County. Have a great day!

4 months ago
Law Enforcement Innovation Center

It was an honor delivering the keynote address to the 54th session of the National Forensics Academy.

The 54th session of our National Forensics Academy wrapped up with graduation at the Tennessee Smokies Baseball Stadium on Friday, March 12th. This class of 24 students represented communities ... See more

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