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.

1 day 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 days 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!

5 days 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.

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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!

3 weeks 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

4 weeks ago
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation


Please share this! If you have any information, please call our office at 865-457-2414.

UPDATE: Chiana Cannida has been located and is safe.
Thank you for sharing!

---Previously Posted---

ENDANGERED CHILD ALERT: We need your help to locate 14-year-old Chiana Cannida, who is missing ... See more

1 month ago

Yesterday we celebrated the career of Lt. Marty Fenton. Lt. Fenton served the Anderson County Detention Facility with great integrity and a commitment to excellence. Prior to his service with ... See more

8 months ago

Congratulations to the first graduating class of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Explorer program. These young men and women have put in so much time and effort. They have been trained in fire ... See more

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