Arrests are up. Response times are down. There are more inmates at the detention center. Their detention times are shorter.
These and many other items of interest can be found in the the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office annual report report for 2007.
Released in the spirit of Sheriff Van Duncan‘s commitment “to be accountable to the people of Buncombe County,” the report was presented to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners during its Tuesday, May 13, meeting. (Duncan is depicted in a trading-card-like illustration, along with “Major Mouse,” in the report.)
The report is also available online as a PDF document. Click here to download it.
— Kent Priestley, contributing editor