Contact a school resource officer

School resource officers help protect our schools and provide guidance to youth about the juvenile court system and programs available to them.

Gun safety

Learn how to prevent deadly gun accidents and teach your children what to do if they come across a firearm.

Participate in National Night Out

Join this annual community-building campaign to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie

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 [...]

Submit a tip to the police

Instructions on how to submit an anonymous tip to the police via text, phone, email, or using an online form.