Tag Archives: Sheriff Russell Barker

Former Corrections Officer Charged in Misconduct Investigation

ANDERSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into the actions of a now-former Anderson County corrections officer has resulted in that employee’s arrest. On April 5th, at the request of 7th Judicial District Attorney General Dave Clark, TBI agents began investigating allegations of potential misconduct …

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Anderson County Sheriff Warns of New Phone Scam

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about yet another telephone scam. Monday, officials reported that they have been receiving calls that a man from Dandridge is attempting to scam individuals by asking for money due to missing a court date. The number the caller is using is 865-509-4278. …

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‘Operation Egg Hunt’ targets sex offender registry violators

According to a press release, a multi-agency sex offender registry compliance operation concluded this week with the check of more than 70 registered sex offenders. During the operation, dubbed “Operation Egg Hunt,” compliance checks were conducted on more than 70 registered sex offenders. Law enforcement teams made contact with 72 …

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Two juveniles arrested after false report

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office says that two juveniles—identified only as middle school-aged males—were arrested Tuesday after allegedly making a false report that a man with a gun was inside Norris Elementary School. The school was placed on lockdown and Sheriff’s deputies and Norris Police officers responded to the scene …

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Sheriff Barker reappointed to State Committee

Sheriff Russell Barker Anderson County Sheriff Russell Barker was recently reappointed to the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association (TSA) Legislative Committee. This committee plays a significant role reviewing, proposing, and assisting with legislation that directly impacts the men and women in uniform. This committee works directly with State Senators and Representatives on …

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ANDERSON COUNTY SHERIFF BARKER ANNOUNCES RE-ELECTION BID

Clinton, TN- Russell Barker has announced he is seeking re-election for Sheriff of Anderson County in the 2022 election. Barker, a republican, was elected Sheriff in 2018 after serving as the Director of the 7th Judicial Crime Task Force. Citing major accomplishments during his first term, Sheriff Barker says he …

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SHERIFF BARKER APPOINTED TO STATE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

Anderson County Sheriff, Russell Barker, was recently appointed to the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association (TSA) Legislative Committee. Sheriff Barker joins a handful of Tennessee Sheriffs who play a significant role in legislation that directly impacts the men and women in uniform. Additionally, the legislative committee is tasked with working with State …

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