The Asheville Police Department, as well as other local law enforcement agencies, does an excellent job of keeping our beautiful mountain town safe and harmonious. Furthermore, the Asheville Police performs its job of being a deterrent to crime and disorder, without using excessive force, so that our town maintains a feeling tranquility and freedom. This is especially important being that this area attracts many who desire a relaxed atmosphere and alternative lifestyles. This pervading sense of assurance and calm is thanks to the daily labors of the brave men and women of Asheville’s police department and the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office. They have adapted to the diverse needs of our community while ensure that our inhabitants enjoy a peaceful living environment, all the while protecting our 'health, safety, morals, and general welfare'.
Asheville Police Department Services
The Asheville Police Department provides a wide range of public safety services including: Animal Services, Crime Prevention, Criminal Investigation, Drug Suppression, Hazardous Device Response, Noise Ordinance Complaints, Patrol, Property & Evidence, Records, Reports & Warrants, Security Alarm Permits, Support Services, Victim Services, and School Resource Officers.
For more information on Asheville Police Department services visit:
The City of Asheville Police Department Website
For information on Asheville Police Department History, Statistics, Employment, and more, visit the following links:
- Asheville Police Department History
- Asheville Crime Statistics
- Asheville Community Districts & Beats
- Employment and Recruitment
City of Asheville Police Department Commitment and Mission
The City of Asheville is committed to supporting a safe city with safe neighborhoods for all its populace. Therefore, the City of Asheville Police Department is dedicated to its citizen’s safety by maintaining order. This is done by enforcing the laws of North Carolina, upholding the United States Constitution and bolstering our national security. The Asheville Police Department accomplishes its mission by striving for excellence through the use of integrity, fairness, respect, and professionalism.
Asheville Police Contact Information
Asheville Police Department
Chief William Hogan
Location: 100 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC, 28801
Mailing: P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Non-emergency: (828) 252-1110
Chief’s Office: (828) 259-5880
Chief's E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org