Ride along with a Police Officer

The Asheville Police Department’s ride-along program is available to help community members understand the broad range of police duties and the vital role officers perform.  Community members who wish to participate in a ride-along with an APD officer must meet the following requirements: The participant must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. The participant must complete [...]

Teens and kids see police in a different light after kickball game

Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) Facility Supervisor Angel Redmond and Asheville Police Department (APD) Sgt. Craig Loveland have known each other for years and currently collaborate on the City of Asheville’s PAL program. PAL stands for Police Athletic League, a national organization that exists to aid in prevention of juvenile crime and violence by [...]