IMG_2588         Pictured Left to Right: Sheriff Dexter Lunceford, Kaitlyn Bowling and mother Kritsie Bowling. IMG_2567           Pictured Left to Right: Sheriff Dexter Lunceford and Daughter Jessica Lunceford   May 10,2016, Sheriff Dexter Lunceford presented the Tennessee Sheriff Association Scholarship Awards to Kaitlyn Bowling and Jessica Lunceford.  Kaitlyn will be going…

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Civil Service Testing will be held on April 6, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Carter County Detention Center.  Those who wish to apply for employment must have their applications in no later than April 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.. If you have any question please contact Lisa Lunceford at 423-542-1846.

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On January 29,2016 a Ceremony was conducted at the Carter County Sheriff's Office. During this ceremony the Oath of Office for Deputy Sheriff was administered to eleven new Deputies and Awards were given to Deputies being recognized for outstanding service. This ceremony was very special to the men and women of the Sheriff's Office since during this single ceremony new…

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            PRESS RELEASE Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 For Immediate release Investigators from the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at a residence on McKeehan Ridge Road in the Powder Branch Community of Carter County.  At this time details of the shooting are not available pending further investigation.  The Victim, Kenneth Younce, was pronounced…

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IMG_0010   On Tuesday January 19th, 2016, Mayor Humphrey and the Carter County Commission honored Sheriff Dexter Lunceford, Sergeant David Caldwell, Deputy Jena Markland, Deputy Jason Mosier, the Elizabethton Police Department and Carter County Sheriff's Department S.W.A.T. Teams for their joint efforts during their response to the active shooter situation on December 16th, 2015. …

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PRESS RELEASE Date: Friday, January 15, 2016 For Immediate release Incident: Attempted Escape by Eric James Azotea On Thursday January 14, 2016 at approximately 11:00 PM, Deputy Jailers of the Carter County Detention Center disrupted an escape attempt by inmate Eric James Azotea.  Deputies conducting a roving patrol of the Jail were alerted by a motion sensor in the…

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  Jacob Buckles 1005 Fairview Street Elizabethton, TN     Roger Morrison     Roger Morrison 136 Jack Bradley Road Elizabethton, TN     January 7th, 2016 at 7:07 PM Carter County Deputies responded to a report of a stabbing at a home located at 124 Edgewater Road in the Valley Forge Community of Carter County.  Upon arrival at the residence, Officers…

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