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KnoxTN Today Features ‘Super Mom and Super Cop’ Kelley Kain

UTPD Corporal Kelley KainKnoxTN Today highlighted the work of UTPD Corporal Kelley Kain as part of its “Our Town Heroes” series.

Kain, who is assigned to the investigations unit, discusses how she balances life and work. She was named the UTPD 2019 Officer of the Year.

The article notes that:

Kain, a corporal and an investigator, is all of 61″ tall. For the math-challenged, that’s 5 feet and 1 inch. Short. Real short. But at work and at home, she stands tall. Real tall. This 43-year-old woman juggles all types of cases as a UTPD Investigator, but it’s safe to say that sexual assault cases are her specialty.

She also juggles life after work – five children ages 3 to 17 – plus a police chief husband and her work after work at home. “Laundry, dishes, daycare, trash, cooking dinner, helping with homework and getting myself and everyone out the door in the mornings,” she says. “I try to get to bed by 11 at the latest and I’m up at 4:45 a.m.”

Read more about Kain’s story.