Knox County District Attorney General - Charme P. Allen

Feature Stories

  • Overdose victims remembered through memorial tree during the holidays

    11/28/2018

    In 2017, nearly 300 people died in Knox County....more

  • Tennessee is Talking About Elder Abuse

    06/08/2018

    Elder abuse is widespread. Every year an estimated...more

  • High School Job Shadow Program Offers Prosecutor Perspective

    06/08/2018

    Students were selected from an application process for the opportunity ...more

  • Bike Reward Program Helps Improve Absenteeism at East Knox County Elementary

    05/21/2018

    Nearly 80 students achieve perfect attendance in Bike Reward Program...more

  • Now accepting applications for the 2018 Citizens Academy

    05/01/2018

    The academy offers a behind-the-scenes look at the criminal justice system....more

  • National Crime Victims' Rights Week | Expand the Circle to Reach All Victims

    04/06/2018

    Every year, millions of Americans are affected by crime....more

  • New Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center Opens

    3/19/2018

    The urgent care center is a 24-hour, 16-bed facility designed....more

  • Sworn In: Externship Program Provides Real World Experience

    3/13/2018

    The University of Tennessee College of Law offers students real world...more

  • DA Charme Allen Elected to Knoxville Bar Association Board of Governors

    12/19/2017

    KBA Election held Friday, December 8th....more

  • Overdose Memorial Tree Brings Attention To Drug-Related Deaths

    12/11/2017

    Families are invited to hang an ornament in their loved one's memory....more

  • Citizens Academy Committee Leads Second Successful Academy Class

    11/29/2017

    Graduates of 2017 Academy receive exclusive look behind the scenes of DA's Office....more

  • General Allen Kicks-Off Attendance Reward Program for 2017-2018 School Year!

    10/24/2017

    Announcement excites students at East Knox County Elementary School....more

  • General Charme Allen and Other East Tennessee District Attorneys General File Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

    10/04/2017

    Filing seeks damages for actions contributing to area’s opioid epidemic....more

  • Report: 2016 Overdose Victims and the Criminal Justice System

    9/14/2017

    DA Releases Statistics on Overdose Victims and the Criminal Justice System...more

  • 2nd Annual DA’s Office Citizens Academy Begins Classes!

    09/07/2017

    DA Charme Allen welcomes our new Fall 2017 Class Members...more

  • Assistant DA Andrea Kline Helps Draft Major Elder Abuse Legislation

    08/11/2017

    Governor Haslam signs “Elderly and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act” ...more

  • YWCA Selects General Charme Allen as a “Tribute to Women” Awards Finalist!

    08/02/2017

    Announcement appears in Knoxville News Sentinel’s Sunday, July 30th edition...more

  • DA's Office Welcomes New Community Affairs Director Emily M. Scheuneman

    07/26/2017

    Community Affairs Unit to expand under new leadership...more

  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Nu Zeta Chapter Names DA Charme Allen as 2017 Woman to Woman Honoree

    07/11/2017

    Annual Scholarship & Awards Breakfast held on June 3, 2017....more

  • District Attorney General Charme Allen Announces 2017 Citizens Academy Dates

    06/02/2017

    Citizens Academy Application deadline is July 31st...more

  • District Attorney General Charme P. Allen Graduates from Leadership Knoxville!

    06/02/2017

    Class of 2017’s year culminates with “Smoky Mountain Hoedown” Square Dance...more

  • DA's Office Wins Junior League Women's Empowerment Award!

    05/04/2017

    Domestic Violence Unit's outstanding work receives much-deserved recognition....more

  • U.S. Department of Justice Recognizes ADA TaKisha Fitzgerald in its “Profile of Success” Story

    03/10/2017

    General Fitzgerald is featured during African American History Month...more

  • ADA Del Holley Appointed to Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

    03/09/2017

    Governor Haslam selects General Holley to advocate for Tennessee elders...more

  • A Shot at Life:  DA Allen and Law Enforcement Introduce Vivitrol-Based Treatment for Incarcerated Opioid Addicts

    01/11/2017

    Trinity Foundation grant funds pilot program modeled after Barnstable County, Massachusetts program...more

  • Victim/Witness Coordinator Patty J. Boardwine Receives Social Justice Award from Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking

    11/28/2016

    "Ignite a Force" Dinner and Fundraiser held at The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farms....more

  • Deputy DA Bill Crabtree's 40 Years of Public Service Celebrated!

    11/03/2016

    DA Charme Allen and Staff honored General Crabtree at The Bistro....more

  • Inaugural Citizens Academy Kicks-Off September 6th

    09/15/2016

    Knox County Citizens' exclusive look behind the scenes of DA's Office begins....more

  • Governor Haslam Signs DA Allen's School Bus Safety Proposal into Law

    06/17/2016

    Tougher distracted driving law takes effect July 1, 2016....more

  • UPDATED: Perfect Attendance = Free Bicycles

    06/13/2016

    General Allen rewards 19 kids at end of school year....more

  • Assistant District Attorney General TaKisha Fitzgerald is selected as 2016 Woman to Woman Honoree

    06/13/2016

    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority bestows recognition at Beck Cultural Center event....more

  • General Charme Allen Welcomes Delegation from Republic of Georgia

    06/07/2016

    Eastern European Delegates receive a first-hand look at America's criminal justice system....more

  • DA Allen Unveils New Citizens Academy

    05/23/2016

    Citizens to receive first-hand look at the role of a prosecutor....more

  • Assistant DA Willie Santana Receives MLK, Jr. Award for Service & Advocacy

    01/25/2016

    Morristown Task Force on Diversity hosted celebration on January 18th....more

  • Perfect Attendance = Free Bicycles

    12/22/2015

    42 Maynard Elementary students achieve perfect attendance....more

  • Career Prosecutor Bill Crabtree Receives Patrick H. McCutchen Award

    11/13/2015

    Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference bestows honor at Annual Conference in Chattanooga....more

  • Profiles in Courage – In Recognition of Our Military Veterans

    11/9/2015

    Service & Sacrifice within the DA’s Office ranks...more

  • Administrative Officer Sam Bounds Takes HonorAir Trip to D.C.

    10/12/2015

    Vietnam Veterans receive opportunity to tour monuments built in their honor...more

  • October = Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    9/30/2015

    Domestic Violence Unit revamped...more

  • EXPUNGEMENTS!

    9/11/2015

    New streamlined Expungement process to benefit citizens with Knox County criminal records...more

  • Team Justice!

    8/26/2015

    Generally Speaking: A Message from the DA...more

  • DA Announces Attendance Reward Program

    8/25/2015

    Bicycle Give-A-Way/Truancy Reduction Initiative Kicks-Off at Maynard Elementary School...more

  • Knoxville Bar Foundation Inducts DA Charme Allen Into 2015 Fellows Class

    6/09/2015

    Non-profit raises $24,000 for deserving local organizations...more

  • Community Affairs Unit Launches PROJECT L.E.A.D.

    5/14/2015

    DA crime prevention program targets youth...more

  • ADA Del Holley Receives Duncan Award for Senior Advocacy

    5/07/2015

    Award Ceremony & Reception held May 7th at Hunter Valley Farm...more

  • Supporting the Victim Life Photo Bill

    3/30/2015

    Joan Berry and District Attorney General Charme Allen Write Guest Column for KNS...more

  • District Attorney's Office Partners with UT College of Law

    1/27/2015

    Intern Program expanding to other law schools...more

  • General Charme Allen Hosts Legislative Luncheon

    1/12/2015

    DA's Conference proposes legislation to local lawmakers...more

  • DA's Office Highlighted in Cityview Magazine

    12/17/2014

    Protect The Innocent. Prosecute The Guilty...more

  • Knox County DA's Office Sponsors Visit from Josh Marquis

    10/06/2014

    Death penalty expert shares insights...more

  • Knox County’s New District Attorney General Announces Launch of Website and Facebook Page

    9/02/2014

    Welcome!...more

  • DAG Charme Allen Announces Formation of New Community Affairs Unit

    9/02/2014

    Tough on Crime, Smart on Prevention...more

  • Longtime District Attorney General Randall E. Nichols Retires Leaving Behind an Era of Justice and Service

    9/02/2014

    Legacy of leadership continues...more

  • Charme P. Allen Sworn in as First Female District Attorney General in Knox County

    9/02/2014

    Citizens and elected officials witness historic ceremony...more

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