How to prevent crimes and protect your family and belongings.
Keep safe with these fire and life safety helpful resources.
Get help from The Asheville Fire Department with child safety seat installation education and assistance.
School resource officers help protect our schools and provide guidance to youth about the juvenile court system and programs available to them.
Contact information for animals in and out of the city limits.
Safely discard prescription medication by dropping it off at the Asheville Police Department drop-off box.
Most crime incident reports and crash reports occurring after January 1, 2003 are available for search and instant download.
When extreme cold weather is expected, the Asheville Homeless Coalition issues a Code Purple Alert. Participating homeless shelters voluntarily add space beyond their normal capacity to keep as many people as possible out of the cold.
See the priority level for streets to receive snow removal treatment.
The goal of this page is to provide information and resources for residents and businesses to understand how to respond to issues related to homelessness.
Find out who can file for a protection order, what it covers, and where to go if you need one.
How to submit a request for a smoke alarm.
Information on hiring off duty police officers including rates and contact information.
Learn about services available to support those who are recovering from emotional or physical injuries that occurred as a result of a crime or traumatic incident.
Learn how having a home inventory is essential to insurance claims or property recovery efforts in case of a disaster, fire, or a burglary.
Dispute resolution is a term that refers to a number of processes that can be used to resolve a conflict, dispute, or claims.
Join this annual community-building campaign to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie
Resources and information to help you prepare for an emergency.
Help keep the city streets free from excess debris and prevent property damage from rainwater runoff.
This new tool, TIP2APD, enables the public to share anonymous tips with police officers and lets officers respond back to create an anonymous two-way conversation.
You may use The Asheville App to report or view the status of damaged street signs and street light outages.
Learn about the specific instances under NC law under which you may request to view body worn camera footage.
How to retrieve found property that is in possession of the police.
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 [...]
Keep updated through the City of Asheville on emergency and non-emergency subscriptions.
Sign up your household residence with Community Connect to aid first responders and emergency personnel.
Apply for the Citizens Police Academy to learn about the police department and law enforcement.
Instructions on how to submit an anonymous tip to the police via text, phone, email, or using an online form.
See Something, Say Something... Report tips and crime to your local law enforcement.
Learn how to let the police department know if you receive service that you feel is worthy of a commendation.
Steps to Prevent and Reduce Crime
The City provides multiple tools to explore crime statistics in your area, such as by neighborhood or within a certain distance from a specific address.
View the yearly water quality report, current advisories and outages, as well as register to be notified of advisories in your area.