Police - Administration
The Administration Division includes the Chief of Police and his staff; personnel and training; records and evidence control.
The Records Division of the Asheboro Police Department is open to the public Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Simply enter the lobby of the Police Deparment at 205 East Academy Street and speak with staff at the window on the right. Citizens may retrieve a copy of a traffic accident report, Criminal Background Check, Police Report or request other information provided by the Asheboro Police Department.
When requesting an accident report, please be prepared to provide the date and location of the accident as well as the driver's name. For more information on the Records Division, contact Mrs. Garner or Mrs. Henley at 336-626-1300 x 306 or 307.
The City of Asheboro congratulates Chief Wilson on his recent retirement.
He was promoted to Police Chief on February 1, 2009. Chief Wilson came into the job with over 15 years of supervisory experience within the Asheboro Police Department. Chief Wilson joined the department as a reserve officer in 1979, and became a full-time patrol officer in February in 1981. Chief Wilson held a variety of assignments until his promotion to Sergeant in 1991. He worked as a criminal investigations Sergeant until his promotion to Lieutenant in 1999. In 2001, Lt. Wilson was promoted to Captain and commanded the Criminal Investigations Division. In 2008, Capt. Wilson was promoted to Major, Assistant Chief of Police.
Chief Wilson has earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Gardner-Webb University, and has proudly served on many Association Boards such as the NC Internal Affairs Investigators Association. Chief Wilson has received numerous Awards such as the North Carolina Jaycees Outstanding Public Servant, Life Saver Award-Woodsmen of the World. Chief Wilson's philosophy of law enforcement is to protect the citizens and keep order in the city.
Interim Chief of Police effective May 4, 2013
On February 1, 2009, Captain Ralph Norton was promoted to Major, Assistant Chief of Police. Major Norton began his career in 1988 as a Patrol Officer. From 1991 to 1993, he served as a Detective in the Vice/Narcotic Unit. He then served as a Field Training Officer until 1996 when he was promoted to Sergeant. He served as a Sergeant in the Bike Patrol Unit, Traffic Unit and Uniformed Patrol Division. In 2001, he was promoted to Lieutenant and was a Patrol Team watch commander. In January of 2008, he was promoted to the rank of Captain where he served as the Uniformed Patrol Division Commander. He was promoted to Major in February of 2009.
Major Norton holds a Master's Degree in Justice Administration from Methodist University.