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    The City of Asheville is currently in the process of a professionally managed national recruitment process to hire a new Chief of Police.  This recruitment process will include significant opportunities for community and employee involvement; the target start date for a new chief is June 1, 2015. 

    Until a new chief is hired, the role of Interim Chief of Police will be filled by retired Santa Cruz, CA Police Chief Steve Belcher, who brings with him 40 years of public service experience, including serving as interim chief for several other municipal departments.

    Contact Information:
    Steve Belcher, Interim Chief
    Office:  828-259-5813

    Updates on the recruitment process can be found on the City of Asheville Projects Page:

    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
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