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Appalachian Police Department hosts training to certify area officers to teach implicit bias training locally

Appalachian Police Department hosts training to certify area officers to teach implicit bias training locally
Sep 23, 2020

The Appalachian Police Department is sponsoring 15 Watauga County officers, including App State officers, to become Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) LLC trainers through FIP’s nationally re

Collaboration during COVID and beyond — local law enforcement share efforts to ensure safety

Collaboration during COVID and beyond — local law enforcement share efforts to ensure safety
Sep 18, 2020

The App State and Boone Police departments, along with the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office, are increasing collaboration and communication to work together to support safety measures during

Statement from Chief Andy Stephenson, App State Police

Statement from Chief Andy Stephenson, App State Police
Sep 5, 2020

As an officer of the law for more than 24 years, I am angered, sickened and ashamed by the actions of the police officers who are responsible for the death of George Floyd.

Appalachian Police Department named among top 25 in the nation for student safety

Appalachian Police Department named among top 25 in the nation for student safety
Feb 10, 2020

Safe Campus: The National Campus Safety Summit has recognized the Appalachian State University Police Department as one of the top 25 university...

Appalachian Police Academy celebrates second graduating class

Appalachian Police Academy celebrates second graduating class
Oct 1, 2019

Appalachian Police Academy celebrates its second graduating class and the graduates’ 100% pass rate on the North Carolina police officer cer

App State Police Department honored as NCPEA Law Enforcement Agency of the Year

App State Police Department honored as NCPEA Law Enforcement Agency of the Year
Jul 25, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Police Department was recognized as the Law Enforcement Agency of the Year by the North Carolina Police Execu

APDP cadet Bayley Plummer gives her all in the classroom, on the court and in the community

APDP cadet Bayley Plummer gives her all in the classroom, on the court and in the community
Jul 11, 2019

Plummer, who works as a part-time APDP cadet on campus, balances her academic and athletic career as a graduate student in Appalachian’s MPA

Bryce Helms — from Appalachian police cadet to full-time APD officer

Bryce Helms — from Appalachian police cadet to full-time APD officer
Feb 19, 2019

Bryce Helms, a senior criminal justice major, is the first cadet from the APDP to be hired by the Appalachian Police Department.

With App State Police, Madison Cook follows in family footsteps of service

With App State Police, Madison Cook follows in family footsteps of service
Dec 12, 2018

The junior criminal justice-international studies major is a member of the first class of Appalachian’s two-year Police Officer Development

New Police Officer Development Program to train the ‘policing leaders of tomorrow’ at Appalachian

New Police Officer Development Program to train the ‘policing leaders of tomorrow’ at Appalachian
Jul 19, 2018

The Appalachian Police Officer Development Program — the second of its kind in the nation — begins training student police cadets in s

Say ‘hello’ to Appalachian’s chief of police

Say ‘hello’ to Appalachian’s chief of police
Jul 19, 2018

Building trust and changing minds are key to Appalachian State University Police Chief Andy Stephenson’s goal to become the model for polici