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Mission - The City of Asheville Police Department is dedicated to providing public safety and maintaining order; enforcing the laws of North Carolina, upholding the United States Constitution and enhancing national security. The City of Asheville is committed to supporting a safe city with safe neighborhoods.
About the Department - The Asheville Police Department is made up of 241 sworn and non-sworn men and women. The department also utilizes the strengths, experiences and specialties of more than 150 volunteers. The Asheville Police Department is a nationally accredited police department through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Guiding Principles - The Asheville Police Department will achieve its mission by committing to excellence through:
- Integrity - Honesty, compassion, trust, and accountability. Police officers have the courage to do what is morally, ethically, and legally right regardless of risk.
- Fairness - The Police Department will treat everyone impartially without favoritism or bias.
- Respect - The Police Department will treat everyone with dignity and courtesy without prejudice.
- Professionalism - The Police Department will deliver quality services through cooperation, open communication and a commitment to continuous improvement.
Operation Medicine Drop Friday, March 29, 2013
ASHEVILLE - Operation Medicine Drop is a partnership of Safe Kids North Carolina, the Riverkeepers of North Carolina, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of North Carolina and local law enforcement agencies working together to encourage the public to safely dispose of unused and unwanted medication. By providing safe and secure ways for people to get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug abuse while protecting our waters.
The prescription drug drop off is scheduled for this Friday, March 29, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the front of the Asheville Police Department located at 100 Court Plaza in downtown Asheville.
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Asheville Police Department
Location: 100 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC, 28801
Mailing: P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Non-emergency: (828) 252-1110
Chief’s Office: (828) 259-5855
Chief's email: firstname.lastname@example.org