What we do

The City of Asheville Police Department is dedicated to providing public safety, maintaining order, enforcing the laws of North Carolina, upholding the United States Constitution, and enhancing national security.

If you have a question that needs to be answered immediately or are unsure who to contact, you can call the Records Unit at (828) 259-5870 or Communications at (828) 252-1110.

Services

Protect your car

Tips for protecting your car or other motor vehicles from theft

Get valuables engraved

The APD's Operation ID helps you protect yourself from burglary and theft with engraving services.

Make a home inventory

In the case of a disaster, fire, or a burglary, having a home inventory is essential to insurance claims or property recovery efforts.

News

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Asheville 2018 in review: New leadership, APD data releases, bond projects advance and more

  With 2018 nearly in the books, it’s time to take stock of City of Asheville projects and developments from the past year. Here are 10 topics that your City government advanced in 2018. We’ll have 2019 initiatives to look for in another roundup Jan. 1.   Debra Campbell becomes Asheville City Manager The search for […]

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Asheville Police Department releases use of force data

    In a continuing effort to increase transparency and provide the community with access to data, the Asheville Police Department has worked in partnership with several community members to release use of force data online through the City of Asheville Open data Portal.   The data will include all records on/after Jan. 1, 2018. The […]

Sunday snow updates: Asheville snow plowing in full force, ART bus suspended

  How much snow did we get? 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 Here are unofficial snowfall totals released by the National Weather Service: Asheville, 5 ½” Arden, 10” Biltmore Forest, 6 ½” Leicester, 8” Skyland, 9”   More locations are listed at this link.   Snow removal crews making progress, people still urged to refrain from […]