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Independence Division

9315 - G Monroe Road  Charlotte, NC 28202   phone: 704.841.1477   fax: 704.841.1873

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 Independence Division Commander
 Captain Bowling Captain Nelson Bowling

phone: 704-841-1477

There are 76 Officers, 3 Response Area Lieutenants, 7 Sergeants, 1 Investigative Technician and a Captain assigned to the division.
      The Independence Division comprises nearly 20.5 square miles of Mecklenburg County with a strong commercial presence as well as residential areas. Independence is located in the southeastern portion of Mecklenburg County. 


  Independence Division Key Staff

The Response Area Team is designed to strengthen ownership and accountability for crime reduction and community safety. It enables officers to become more familiar with the people who live and work there, patterns of crime and suspect behaviors, and community resources that may be leveraged to address crime and quality of life issues.

 Response Area 1

Lt. Koch
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Brad Koch
phone: 704-841-1477
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To reach Response Area 1 personnel, please call 704-841-1477.

Sergeant Kim Maynard (1st shift)  

Sergeant Dan Merwin (1st shift)  

Community Coordinators
Officer Kevin Baucom

Officer Jason Dority

School Resource Officers
McClintock Middle School
Officer K P Stank

East Mecklenburg High School
Officer Steve Worley

 Response Area 2

Lt. Cristy
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David Cristy
phone: 704-841-1477
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To reach Response Area 2 personnel, please call 704-841-1477.

Sergeant Henry Rozell (2nd/4th shift)    
Sergeant Juan Garrido (2nd/4th shift)  

Community Coordinators
Officer Wes Corell
Officer Officer Alissa Whaley  


 Response Area 3

Lt. Blow
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Jeremiah Blow
phone: 704-841-1477
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To reach Response Area 3 personnel, please call 704-841-1477.

Sergeant Rob Havens (3rd shift)  

Sergeant Miguel Santiago (3rd shift) 


Community Coordinators
Officer Andrew Seward
 Officer James Armlin

Administrative Sergeant
Sergeant Joe Reiner
Phone: 704-841-1477

The Independence Division office is not staffed 24 hours a day; however we do have voice mail on our phone line. Your call will be returned as early as possible.

If you want to report a crime and need police assistance in an emergency, dial 911.

If you want to report a crime or other information that does not require the police to respond to you or your location, please dial 311 (non-emergency crime reporting) or the Independence Division Office 704-841-1477.

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