Hendersonville Police Department

  • Agency: Hendersonville Police Department
  • Address: 145 5th Ave E, Hendersonville, 28793 NC
  • Chief: Herbert Blake (Chief of Police)
Phone: 828-697-3025
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Hendersonville Police Department is located at 145 5th Ave E, Hendersonville, 28793 NC. The Chief of Police of the department is Herbert Blake. The Hendersonville Police Department phone number is 828-697-3025.

Hendersonville Police Department News

In light of recent events, the Hendersonville Police Department is offering House of Worship security training to your respective church. If interested in a presentation, please contact the Patrol Services Bureau Administrative Assistant Susan Castle at (828) 697-3051 to schedule an appointment.

During the city council meeting last night Retired Chief of Police Tom Anderson with the North Carolina League of Municipalities recognized Chief Herbert Blake and the Hendersonville Police Department for completing the Law Enforcement Risk Management Review and proactively serving the community in a professional manner while taking steps to minimize risks to our citizens and officers. Telecommunicator Amber Glisson was also recognized for being awarded 2017 Communications Training Officer of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of NENA.

If interested, please contact Parking Services Supervisor Anita Clouse for more details.

Happy Halloween! Don't forget to stop by and get candy from the police department this evening while trick or treating in Downtown Hendersonville, NC Hendersonville, NC City Government

Don't forget to come out to the Hendersonville, NC City Government and Henderson County Sheriff's Office, Hendersonville North Carolina document shred and drug take back today at Patton Park!

*****UPDATE***** Robbery October 14, 2017 The Hendersonville Police Department is attempting to identify and locate the three people pictured below. They are considered persons of interest in a recent robbery that occurred at Blue Ridge Mall on October 14, 2017 and detectives are wanting to speak with them. On Saturday, October 14, 2017 the Hendersonville Police Department responded to the Blue Ridge Mall on Four Seasons Blvd. regarding a robbery. When responding units arrived they located an elderly female on the ground with injuries and her purse had been stolen. Witnesses on scene were able to provide a suspect vehicle description and detectives are currently following up on leads. If you can identify any of the suspects and/or have any information regarding this incident please contact Detective Kyle Thiel at (828) 697-3048.

Today, we placed decals on the Hendersonville, NC City Government parking kiosks to serve as a friendly reminder to hide your things, lock your car and take your keys! Please take these simple steps to help reduce the chances of your car being broken into and your belongings stolen.

This weekend Communications Supervisor Monica Howard participated in Camplify NC at Camp Bob at Kanuga This is a 5 year program that helps the kids of Henderson County learn leadership skills. Kids come to weekend camp twice a year and are able to work as a team to accomplish goals. This weekend Monica was with 5th graders for their second camping experience. Together they were able to do rock climbing, hike to a view and cook dinner over a fire that they had to build! Great job, kids!

Internet Crimes Against Children Arrest October 18, 2017 As part of the ongoing initiative and participation in the North Carolina Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, detectives with the Hendersonville Police Department in coordination with Homeland Security Investigations arrested an individual from Concord, North Carolina today. Detectives took Paul Robert LaCroix, 54 years of age, into custody without incident following the investigation. LaCroix has been charged with conspiracy to commit a first-degree statutory sex offence. LaCroix was processed and is currently being held in the Henderson County Detention Center in lieu of a $100,000 secured bond. Detectives with the Hendersonville Police Department continue to follow up on investigative leads of this nature. The public is asked to contact the Hendersonville Police Department at (828)-697-3025 or Henderson County Crime Stoppers at (828)-697-STOP.

Robbery October 14, 2017 On Saturday, October 14, 2017 the Hendersonville Police Department responded to the Blue Ridge Mall on Four Seasons Blvd. regarding a robbery. When responding units arrived they located an elderly female on the ground with injuries and her purse had been stolen. Witnesses on scene were able to provide a suspect vehicle description and detectives are currently following up on leads. If you have any information regarding this incident please contact Detective Kyle Thiel at (828) 697-3048.

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Officer Tim Griffin was sworn in by Mayor Barbara Volk as a reserve police officer. Officer Griffin previously served the City of Hendersonville from 1984 to 2008 serving as a telecommunicator, police officer, school resource officer, sergeant and lieutenant. Please congratulate him on joining our team...again!

After interning with the police department last year while attending Western Carolina University, Michelle Corn was hired on March 4, 2017 as a reserve telecommunicator. Please congratulate her on joining our team!

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Hendersonville Police Department Captain LeRoy along with Chief Beddingfield and Officer Fagen with the Columbus Police Department, and members of the NC Highway Patrol Motor Unit, had the honor of escorting the 1st Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride for the North Carolina Justice Academy. This year the charity that benefited from the ride was COPS (Concerns of Police Survivors). All of the proceeds from the ride was given to the charity. The ride was hosted by the North Carolina Justice Academy and the staff at the Academy was assisted by members of Henderson County Stand T.A.L.L. (Thank a Local Lawman) group. A great time was shared by all and we look forward to the partnership for future events.

We had an AWESOME RAD class this weekend! Thank you so much to Instructors Stephanie Cantwell w/HCSO and Chief David Adams/Franklin Police Department for assisting us with the class!

On Tuesday, October 2, 2017 Officers Matt Capps, Pete Laite, Adalberto Morales and K9 Bak participated in the Trinity Preschool Community Helpers event along with other emergency service personnel from Henderson County. Officer Laite and K9 Bak performed a K9 demo and Officers Capps and Morales showed off their police vehicles and equipment and also spoke to the children about feeling safe when talking to a police officer.

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Robbery October 4, 2017 On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 the Hendersonville Police Department responded to the Claddagh Inn on N. Main St. about a robbery. When responding units arrived they located a 62 year old female who had been pushed to the ground and her purse was stolen. Officers were given a description and the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement team located the suspect a short distance away from the crime scene in possession of the victim’s belongings. The suspect was identified as Henry Alonzo Hutchinson, 51, of Hendersonville. Hutchinson was arrested and charged with the following • Common Law Robbery • Assault on a Female • Littering not greater than 15 lbs. • Open Container Hutchinson is currently being held at the Henderson County Jail under a $25,250 secured bond.

*****REMINDER TO THOSE REGISTERED***** The Hendersonville Police Department will be hosting a rape aggression defense (RAD) class on Saturday, October 7th from 9:00am until 5:00pm and on Sunday, October 8th from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. The class will be held at the Hendersonville City Operations Center located at 305 Williams Street. The class is currently full however please contact Melissa Justus at 828-697-3031 to be placed on a waiting list for the next available class!

Last night Telecommunicator Amber Glisson was awarded Training Officer of the Year by the National Emergency Number Association at the PACO/NENA NC Conference. Amber is one of the training officers in our dispatch center responsible for training new telecommunicators assigned to the support services bureau. Please join us in congratulating Amber on her accomplishment!

The entire staff of the Hendersonville Police Department would like to express their deepest condolences to the family of Marge Newman, a police department volunteer, who passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Born in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late C.W. White and Ruth Schroder White. Margaret was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Newman who died in 2001, and by her sisters, Wilda Linder and Stella Stubbs, and by her great-grandson, Conner Maybin. She lived most of her life in Henderson County and was a self-employed beautician and owner of Marguerite's House of Beauty until she retired in 1992 after 30 years' service. Margaret was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. She served her community as a volunteer at the Hendersonville Police Department, VA and DSS. She was a member of BPOE #1616 Elks Lodge of Hendersonville. Margaret was an avid tennis player and reader who also loved to swim and travel. She cherished the time she was able to spend with her family, especially her grandchildren. Margaret is survived by her daughter, Cheryl McCrain and husband, Roy; her son, Robert "Max" Newman and wife, Gwen, all of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Cara Hackett (Shawn ) of Charlotte, Erin Maybin (Justin) of Hendersonville, Jason Newman (Mandy), Cody Newman (Fancy) and Jena Newman, all of Hendersonville; great-grandchildren, Tyler Hackett, Aaron Hackett, Sawyer Maybin, Jackson Newman, Hunter Newman, Adalyn Newman; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 11 am Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Reverend Roy Perry will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hope Academy, 405 Rutledge Drive Hendersonville, NC 28739, or to Refuge Baptist Church, 27 Oleta Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792. To offer online condolences, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Car Break-In Arrests September 26, 2017 As part of an ongoing investigation into several reported vehicle breaking and entering as well as several fraudulent financial card incidents, the Hendersonville Police Department has taken two individuals into custody. While investigating the reported offenses at businesses on the west side of Hendersonville, detectives were able to locate surveillance footage of the suspected offenders. Members of the police department’s Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team based upon previous investigations, identified the individuals. With the suspects identified, officers with the police department located the suspects immediately following another reported breaking and entering. Lindsay Chan Daniel and Phiffer Brandon Houck, both of Hendersonville, were taken into custody without incident following the most recent reported breaking and entering. Houck and Daniel have both been charged with breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and larceny, financial transaction card theft, financial transaction card fraud, identity theft, and numerous traffic offenses. Both are being held in the Henderson County Detention Center. Detectives with the Hendersonville Police Department continue to follow up on investigative leads. The public is asked to contact the Hendersonville Police Department at (828)-697-3025 or Henderson County Crime Stoppers at (828)-697-STOP if they have information regarding these ongoing investigations.

The City of Hendersonville, Hendersonville Police Department and Henderson County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a document shred and drug take back event on October 27, 2017 from 9:00 am until 10:30 am, or until the truck fills, at Patton Park! The document shred is for City of Hendersonville residents only. • Protect your identity by shredding old documents such as bank or tax records. • Up to 2 boxes (or 50 lbs.) will be accepted. • No business shredding is allowed. • Public may drive through or stay to watch document destruction. The drug take back is for Henderson County residents. • Dispose expired/unused medication. • Prescription and over the counter pills, vitamins, ointments and patches will be accepted. • No chemotherapy drugs, needles or EpiPens will be accepted.