Asheville at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Asheville Police Department

  • 202 Officers
  • 50 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.17 Asheville
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Asheville Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated September 7, 2022


We identified over $1.6M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Asheville
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$204,638.00 1/1/2022
12/31/2023
ASHEVILLE, CITY OF THE HIDTA PROGRAM REDUCES ILLICIT DRUG SUPPLY BY AIDING FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND TRIBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. PERFORMANCE IS MEASURED BY DISMANTLING/DISRUPTING DRUG TRAFFICKING AND MONEY LAUNDERING ORGANIZATIONS AND IMPROVING EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INITIATIVES. Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Prime
$204,638.00 1/1/2021
12/31/2022
ASHEVILLE, CITY OF THE HIDTA PROGRAM REDUCES ILLICIT DRUG SUPPLY BY AIDING FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND TRIBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. PERFORMANCE IS MEASURED BY DISMANTLING/DISRUPTING DRUG TRAFFICKING AND MONEY LAUNDERING ORGANIZATIONS AND IMPROVING EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INITIATIVES. Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Prime
$76,873.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
ASHEVILLE, CITY OF ASHEVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT OVERTIME AND BUNCOMBE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HELMETS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$174,764.99 1/1/2020
12/31/2021
ASHEVILLE, CITY OF SUPPORT OF INITIATIVES DESIGNED TO IMPLEMENT THE STRATEGY PROPOSED BY THE GRANTEES' GOVERNING HIDTA EXECUTIVE BOARD AND APPROVED BY ONDCP. Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Prime

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Military equipment transfers


We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency. It is possible that this location has acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs.