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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.
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.
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.
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Noise Ordinance Appeals Board
Notice of Hearing
ASHEVILLE - Notice is hearby given that complaints as it pertains to the Noise Ordinance have been taken to the Noise Ordinance Appeals Board in the following case:
1. Peggy Crowe, of 87 Louisiana Avenue, and Carol Ali, of 95 Louisiana Avenue, have filed a complaint against Brandon Horne, of 97 Louisiana Avenue in Asheville NC, describing a noise viioloation of barking dogs, in violation of the Noise Ordinance of the City of Asheville.
This case will be heard at a special meeting, due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, of the Noise Ordinance Apeals Board on November 21, 2013, at 3:00 pm in the Chief's Conference Room on the 3rd floor of the Municipal Building / Police Department. The regularly scheduled meeting on November 28 has been CANCELLED.
All persons with disabilities that need auxiliary aid should contact the ADA Coordinator at 259-5800, TYY number 259-5548, at least 72 hours prior to the public hearing.
Janet Lampkin, Administrative Assistant, 259-5813
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Asheville Police Department
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) 259-5855
Chief's email: email@example.com