Captain Breena WIlliams

 Capt. Williams oversees the Investigation Division which includes criminal investigations, special victims, narcotics and interdiction and the school resource officer program.


Received Basic Law Enforcement Certification in 1996 from Blue Ridge Community College.


Work Experience: Laurel Park Police Department (1999 - 2006), Henderson County Sheriff's Office as Corporal in Violent Crimes (2005 - 2012), Director Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force (2013 - 2018) UNC-Asheville University Police Reserve Officer since 2012.  


Certifications/Training: 

National Forensic Academy, 2008 (University of Tennessee, home of the "Body Farm")

Advanced Law Enforcement Certification

Criminal Investigation Certification

NC Fire/Arson Investigator

Bloodstain Patterns Analysis

Shooting Incident Reconstruction

Forensic Fire Investigation

FBI Hostage Negotiations

DNA evidence Identification, Collection and Preservation

Advanced Child Death Investigation

Financial Crimes

Over 4000 hours Continuing Education training