East & South Asheville

East & South Asheville (Baker District)

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The Baker District includes the communities of East and South Asheville. The district is divided into five geographic policing based districts (known as beats). The five beats are a variety of retail, business, residential and commercial properties. The Baker District is staffed by 1 Lieutenant, 4 Sergeants, over 30 Officers and 2 Community Resource Officers. The district is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The district office is located at 1 Pond Street, Skyland. 

Officers are assigned to specific beats within the district for routine patrol, answering calls for service, acting as community coordinators for proactive police response and conducting preliminary investigations. Patrol activities involve bike patrol, foot patrol and traditional vehicle patrol. In addition, officers can be found at many community social events throughout the year. 

If you wish to speak with an officer in your district, please contact APD Communications at (828) 252-1110 and they will have someone contact you.

District Contact Information

Main Office Numbers Office: (828) 251-4043
Fax: (828) 251-4037
Lt. Mike McClanahan mmcclanahan@ashevillenc.gov
Sgt. Ricardo Martinez rmartinez@ashevillenc.gov
Sgt. Christopher Byers cbyers@ashevillenc.gov
Sgt. James Boyce jboyce@ashevillenc.gov
 Sgt. Rayleon Ward rward@ashevillenc.gov 
Community Resource Officer
Carrie Lee