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Real Time Intelligence Center

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  • Our RTIC is a technology center that assists in investigating and gathering intelligence in order to deploy resources more effectively.
  • The RTIC was initially funded by Forfeiture-Dollars and not tax dollars.
  • RTIC partners with Buncombe County Schools on keeping our schools safe.
  • RTIC technicians can relay information to deputies in real-time while they are responding.
  • Investigators can request information from network of community stakeholder.
  • We are the first Sheriffs Office in the Western part of the state to have our own RTIC.

Community Camera Registry Program

  • This free registry lets us know that you have a camera system, so we can contact you and request footage as needed.
  • Helps us solve crimes, simply by sharing the requested footage.
  • After the free camera registry, you will have the opportunity to upgrade your current security system by purchasing a Core from BCSO. This Core allows you to stream live video feed of cameras, of your choice directly to BCSO once it is installed onto your network.
  • Live streaming cameras allows our deputies to have more information on situation and gives them an idea of what they are getting into, keeping you and our deputies safe.


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Sheriff's Office


Sheriff's Office Administration
P: (828) 250-4503

Non-Emergency Calls
P: (828) 250-6670

Sheriff's Office
60 Court Plaza, 4th Floor
Asheville, NC 28801

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Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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