Crime prevention

How to prevent crimes and protect your family and belongings.

Contact a school resource officer

School resource officers help protect our schools and provide guidance to youth about the juvenile court system and programs available to them.

Find a police station

How to find police stations in Asheville, and how to contact your community resource officer.

Get a restraining order

Find out who can file for a protection order, what it covers, and where to go if you need one.

If you are a victim or witness of a crime

Learn about services available to support those who are recovering from emotional or physical injuries that occurred as a result of a crime or traumatic incident.

Make a home inventory

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

Participate in National Night Out

Join this annual community-building campaign to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie

Sign Up for AVL Alert

Keep updated through the City of Asheville on emergency and non-emergency subscriptions.

View crimes near me

The City provides multiple tools to explore crime statistics in your area, such as by neighborhood or within a certain distance from a specific address.

Water Quality and Advisories

View the yearly water quality report, current advisories and outages, as well as register to be notified of advisories in your area.