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Moving Careers Into New Frontiers

At Asheville PD, we are moving careers into new frontiers in a city unlike any other. Cutting edge training facilities, specialty assignments, incentive pay, and officer wellness programs are just the beginning. Join our family today and find out why we set the standard in law enforcement. Sometimes you need to climb one more hill to get the best view. Start your journey today.

IT PAYS

to work at Asheville PD

  • Pre-tax hiring bonus of $5,000 for new lateral Police Officers and $3,500 for new Police Officer Trainees.
  • 3% for a Foreign language (sworn and civilian positions)
  • 5% for an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificates (sworn only)
  • $1,000 Yearly Uniform Stipend
  • 3% speciality unit
  • Education (sworn and civilian positions)
    • 1.5% for an Associate’s Degree
    • 3% for a Bachelor’s Degree
    • 5% for a Master’s Degree

 

APD Pay Plan (FY22-23)

As an Example – A lateral police officer with at least three years of experience who holds a Bachelor’s Degree, Advanced LE Certificate and speaks a Foreign Language will make $55,571.84 in their first year with APD.
Waypoint Set: Asheville, NC

Asheville Highschool

For 2 officers at APD their careers have truly been a journey of the heart, driven by a passion for helping children become leaders.

Waypoint Set: Asheville, NC

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock

You’ve climbed to the summit, now it’s time to see what’s on the other side. At Asheville PD the career options are endless.

You’ve climbed to the summit, now it’s time to see what’s on the other side. At Asheville PD the career options are endless.

Waypoint Set: Asheville, NC

Blue Ridge Mountains

Every great journey has an end. For you, the end is just the beginning. Get started on your path. Browse available positions and apply now.