Five promoted in Asheville Police Department

The Asheville Police Department and the City of Asheville is proud to announce the promotion of five APD officers at a May 8 ceremony at City Hall.



Sgt. Janice Hawkins and Sgt. Curtis Jones were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Detective Keith Cloer, Senior Police Officer Mike McClanahan, and Senior Police Officer Brandon Moore were promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

The officers were joined by family and colleagues and sworn in by Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy in the City Council Chamber.

“These individuals went through a very intense process for these promotions. They all worked extremely hard,” said APD Chief William Anderson. “They are outstanding and they have done great jobs to be here today.”


The Asheville Police Department maintains its commitment to public safety and promotions like the ones earned by these five officers further strengthens the department’s ability to serve the community. The department as a whole strives for excellence, and it is a pleasure to be able to recognize the achievements of these officers and see them move forward in their careers in law enforcement, Anderson said.



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