KPD officer arrested on domestic assault charge

KNOXVILLE — A Knoxville Police Department officer was arrested early this morning on a domestic assault charge following an altercation at the home of his estranged wife.

Brian Foulks, 33, was jailed under a 12-hour hold, beginning at the 12:27 a.m. time of his arrest.

KPD has suspended Foulks’ police powers and reassigned him to administrative duties pending an investigation by the internal affairs unit.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the investigation because the alleged assault occurred in the county.


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