Chief of Police

The Police Chief directs all activities of the police department and to ensure the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and standards for the department  as well as the preparation of the annual departmental budget.  

The Police Chief oversees the strategic planning covering the use of resources, coordinating activities, and ensuring the highest quality service to the citizens of Black Mountain. The Police Chief plans, organizes, and reviews and contributes to the development and implementation of projects and programs to maximize police services in coordination with the Town Manager, the Board of Aldermen, other town departments and public and private organizations.

It is also the Police Chief's responsibility to ensure the Police Department maintains a good working relationship with surrounding law enforcement agencies to include both State and Federal agencies.  

  1. Physical Address
    106 Montreat Road
    Black Mountain, NC 28711

    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 350
    Fax: 828-669-8143
    Emergency: 911


  2. Shawn Freeman

    Chief of Police
    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 356

BMPD Chief Badge