Extra Police Officers Assigned To Patrol Knoxville Streets

Knoxville (WVLT) - Extra police patrols will be on the road this weekend to keep you safer.

Starting at 4:00 this afternoon, more Knoxville Police officers will go on patrol.

Police Chief Sterling Owen says officers will be watching for speeders, people following to closely, and drunk drivers.

Chief Owen says traffic deaths out numbered homicides last year in Knoxville.