Our speaker this month will be Tom Spangler, Knox County’s new Sheriff. Spangler started at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office as a jailer in 1980 and climbed the ranks to become the chief deputy under Sheriff Tim Hutchison and then under JJ Jones. He has worked as a patrol supervisor, headed the narcotics division, started the aviation unit, was a SWAT team member for 14 years and more. Come out and meet Sheriff Spangler and learn what’s new in the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.
We have started a new feature for our Business Spotlight, this month it is Old North Knoxville and they have been asked to do a radio interview on Fulton Radio. Listen live at 91.1 FM or tune in there are a variety of ways to listen, check it out here.
Richard Yoakley School hosts us this month. Our speaker will be Detective Tom Walker, who has 24 yrs in law enforcement, 17 with the FBI Gang and Drug Task Force.
Det. Walker is presently the gang investigation and identification instructor for the KCSheriff’s Dept, Homeland Security, UT Law Center and various colleges across Tenn and beyond as well as a certified court expert whose expertise on gang identification, investigation, and court testifying is sought throughout the US as far away as California.
Det. Walker is also the developer of classes for the State of Tenn and the Tenn Correction Institute concerning gang identification and court testifying.
April 13th, Friday, Breakfast will start at 7:45am and the meeting will adjourn at 9am. Breakfast will be provided by the NKBPA.
The Business Spotlight will be Mary Beth Ramey from Volunteer Ministry Center. Learn about VMC at https://www.vmcinc.org/
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