The Asheville Fire Department is dedicated to supporting child passenger safety by providing installation education and assistance upon request.
How to prevent crimes and protect your family and belongings.
Community Resources Officers (CROs) work closely with residents to fight crime and improve the quality of life in the community. These officers work to bridge the gap between law enforcement officers and community residents through problem-solving and crime prevention initiatives. CROs regularly attend neighborhood meetings and help to develop and maintain Neighborhood Watch programs, [...]
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.
How to find police stations in Asheville, and how to contact your community resource officer.
Most crime incident reports and crash reports occurring after January 1, 2003 are available for search and instant download.
During snow events, the Streets Department works hard to get city streets cleared as quickly and safely as possible. To see a real-time map of snow removal progress, click here.
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.
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.
In the case of a disaster, fire, or a burglary, having a home inventory is essential to insurance claims or property recovery efforts.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie. Join the rest of the nation in getting to know your neighbors and “give crime and drugs a going away party”! National Night Out is a national event celebrated by communities all of the country. The [...]
Resources and information to help you prepare for an emergency.
Our goal is to keep city streets free of excess debris and to prevent property damage resulting from rainwater runoff from the streets. We count on you to let us know when there is flooding, clogged or broken storm drains, or when you’re street needs to be swept . To report a broken or clogged [...]
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.
AVL Alert is an emergency and non-emergency notification system. This system enables the City of Asheville to provide you with the information that you want to receive via the communication methods that you choose. By enrolling in the system you are automatically subscribed to emergency alerts. During the registration process you will have the opportunity to [...]
Apply for the Citizens Police Academy to learn about the police department and law enforcement.
National Terrorism Advisory System All Americans share responsibility for the nation’s security, and should always be aware of the heightened risk of a terrorist attack in the United States and what they should do. The US Department of Homeland Security regularly releases Alerts through the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS). In 2011, the color-coded alerts were replaced [...]
Learn how to let the police department know if you receive service that you feel is worthy of a commendation.
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.