Mission: The City of Asheville Police Department is dedicated to providing public safety and maintaining order; enforcing the laws of North Carolina, upholding the United States Constitution and enhancing national security. The City of Asheville is committed to supporting a safe city with safe neighborhoods.
Guiding Principles: The Asheville Police Department will achieve its mission by committing to excellence through:
Integrity – Honesty, compassion, trust, and accountability. Police officers have the courage to do what is morally, ethically, and legally right regardless of risk.
Fairness – The Police Department will treat everyone impartially without favoritism or bias.
Respect – The Police Department will treat everyone with dignity and courtesy without prejudice.
Professionalism = The Police Department will deliver quality services through cooperation, open communication and a commitment to continuous improvement.
About the Department: The Asheville Police Department is made up of 241 sworn and non-sworn men and women. The department also utilizes the strengths, experiences and specialties of more than 150 volunteers. The Asheville Police Department is a nationally accredited police department through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Review the Asheville Police Department’s 2006 Annual Report. * If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1. *
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. For more info, please visit http://www.ashevillenc.gov/