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Charles George VA Medical Center - Asheville, NC

 

Police

Message from the Chief

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To all our Veterans, guests and employees – Charles George VA Medical Center Police Officers and I welcome you to the Asheville VA. The Asheville VA Police Department is comprised of 100 percent U.S. military Veterans, and we are honored to protect and serve our fellow Veterans and their families. It is our top priority to make our facilities a pleasant and safe environment to work, to receive medical treatment and to visit loved ones.

 

The men and women of the Asheville VA Police Department work hard in the pursuit of excellence, and we are continuously striving to provide the highest quality professional police services possible. Thank you and we look forward to ensuring your visit at the medical center is a safe and pleasant experience.

 

Guiding Principles

 

The Asheville VA 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.

 

    CommitmentThe Asheville VA Police Department is committed to working diligently to protect and serve American’s heroes and their families.

    Advocacy- Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering and appropriatley advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.

    Respect - The Asheville VA Police Department will treat everyone with dignity and courtesy without prejudice and treat everyone impartially without favoritism or bias.

 

    Excellence - The Asheville VA Police Department will deliver the highest quality services through cooperation, open communication and a commitment to continuous improvement.

 

 

Who are the VA Police?

 

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police is the uniformed law enforcement service of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, responsible for the protection of the VA Medical Centers, VA Hospitals, Outpatient Clinics and Community Based Outpatient Clinics in addition to its subsidiary components of the Veterans Health Administration, National Cemetery Administration, and the Veterans Benefits Administration. The primary role of VA Police is to serve as a protective uniformed police force in order to deter and prevent crime, maintain order, and investigate crimes that may have occurred within the jurisdiction of the Department or its federal assets.

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Links

VA Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness-http://www.osp.va.gov

FBI-https://www.fbi.gov

VA OIG-http://www.va.gov/oig

APD-http://www.ashevillenc.gov

BCSO-http://www.buncombecounty.org

 

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Contact Info

Location

  • Building 47

Contact Number(s)

  • 828-298-7911 Ext. 5310

Hours of Operation

  • 24/7