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The City of Asheville Denies All Park Ban Appeals for Aston Park Defendants
All appeals have been denied for the Aston Park Defendants banned from all Parks and Recreation Facilities after a protest which occurred in December 2021.
Analysis: APD Blames Nearly All Downtown Crime on Camps to Justify Sweeps
APD's data analysis reveals a lack of rigor befitting of a propaganda campaign, not serious data science.
Homelessness Consultants, “Part-Time” Public Records, & More This Week.
Welcome to “& More This Week,” The Asheville Free Press’ weekly(ish) newsletter, where I round up a few headlines that stood out to me over the week and share them with some opinion and context. If you’re not already, sign up to get these and all of our articles straight to your inbox.
Asheville Police Release New Policy on Encounters With Unhoused Residents
On February 15, 2022, Asheville Police Department (APD) finalized and released its new policy on encounters with the unhoused community. The document was released to us via email by APD spokesperson Samantha Booth.
Asheville Officials Removed More Than 20 Homeless Camps in 2021
There were dozens more instances where City officials forced sleeping people to relocate, according to public documents.