This episode is all about engaging with the police. Find out what office to call if you need to report a police officer or even if you have a landlord issue. We also discuss how to engage positively with police officers. Check out Tiffany as she breaks down how Asheville City Schools Foundation is developing relationships within between students and officers through IRL .

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Special Guest

 Tiffany Flunory DE’Bellott

Tiffany Flunory DE’Bellott is the Chair of the Human Relations Commission and the Program Director for In Real Life After-School Network at Asheville Middle School. Tiffany was born in Brooklyn, NY and relocated to Asheville winter of 1997. As a young woman and single mother, Tiffany displayed grit and determination to succeed against all odds. In 2010 She graduated with her Bachelors in Psychology from the College of New Rochelle. Shortly after Tiffany dedicated her life to youth development and community activism.

Sitting on various boards and grassroots organization planning committee’s afforded Tiffany sharp leadership skills vital for economic mobility and community engagement. Hood Talk, Green Opportunities, Asheville Writers in The Schools and Communities, Asheville Parks and Rec Advisory Board, and recently Asheville Human Relations Commission are a few of Tiffany’s affiliations. She believes these resources are tools to help bring the voices less heard to the table. Tiffany has two daughters who often accompanies her to community events. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, arts & crafts, and spending quality time with family and friends.

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Asheville     |     Charlotte

Asheville, NC

Where can individuals and organizations get access to tools to challenge patterns of authority and grow equity?
What efforts are our local police making toward building stronger community relationships?
Where can we report concerns about interactions we've had with the police or behaviors we've observed?
What are my Miranda rights?

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights in mind, do you wish to speak to me?”

Where can I learn about the polices and rules that govern our police here in Asheville?

You can find all kinds of useful information from department policies and internal reports to community crime maps on the policies and data page.


Charlotte, NC

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations is where you can do anything from reporting housing discrimination and nominating individuals for awards to reporting police misconduct.