All CMPD news releases
ALL CMPD NEWS RELEASES
December Officer of the Month (North)
Officer Mike Doan is with the CMPD’s North Tryon Division. He currently works as a coordinator in his response area and knows nearly every one of the more than 350 business owners in the corridor.
CMPD Civilian Employee of October
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Crime Analyst Kristen Michel is assigned to the CMPD’s Central Division and is a valued member of the team.
CMPD officers arrest bank robbery suspect
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Robbery Unit and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force have charged Michael Keith Hall, DOB: 12/22/1957, for his involvement in the robbery of the First Citizens Bank.
Arrest made in sexual assault cold cases
On Wednesday, June 12, 2014, Ricky Lee Grier, DOB: 01/31/1966, pled guilty to two counts of 1st Degree Sexual Assault and was sentenced to 15 year sentence pursuant to the plea agreement.
South June Officer of the Month
Officer Clay Roberts is with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Steele Creek Division. He has been with the CMPD since 2011 and has already distinguished himself within the organization.
June Officer of the Month (North)
Officer Caleb Skipper is with the Eastway division with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. He’s been an officer with the CMPD since 2009 and was recently recognized for his outstanding work.
Eastway Division Grand Opening
The new Eastway Division is the fourth CMPD division to be constructed in neighborhoods during Chief Monroe’s administration. Chief Monroe firmly believes that it is critical for police stations to be accessible to the community.
Click it or Ticket Campaign
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is participating in the statewide “Click it or Ticket” campaign. The goal of the two week campaign is to increase our local passenger belt usage from 87% to more than 90%.
Suspect arrested in sexual assaults
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit have charged Andre Jerlynn Jones, DOB: 05/26/1985, in connection with two sexual assault cases that occurred in the Westover Division.
Officers arrest armed robbery suspects
North Tryon Division officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have arrested Ernest Dorsett, DOB: 07/27/1997, and Jason Currington, DOB: 02/27/1995, for their involvement in an attempted armed robbery case.
1985 Homicide Cleared by Cold Case Unit
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Cold Case Homicide Unit have charged Arthur Blake, DOB: 11/11/1956, for his involvement in the 1985 death of Tony Baucom, DOB: 07/03/1943.
Three charged in series of robberies
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit have charged Etavious Davis, DOB: 08/31/1990, Japaul Mobley, DOB: 02/28/1992, and Deshawn Mobley, DOB: 05/02/1991, for their involvement in a series of armed robbery cases.
167th CMPD Recruit Class Graduates
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, members with the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Department’s 167th Recruit Class were sworn in as police officers during a commencement ceremony at the Police Training Academy.
2014 Telecommunicator of the Year
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is proud to announce that CMPD employee Gina Thompson has been selected as the CMPD’s 2014 Telecommunicator of the Year.
Officers arrest robbery suspects
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Providence Division have charged Gerald Desmaratte, DOB:07/11/1971, and Deareus Sims, DOB: 10/19/1993, for their involvement in a robbery that occurred in the Providence Division.
Arrest made in connection with 1980 Rape Case
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit have charged Timothy Ray Benfield, DOB: 09/19/1961, in connection with a sexual assault that occurred on July 6, 1980.
Third Annual Pink Lady Fire Truck Pull
The registration form for the 3rd Annual Pink Lady Fire Truck Pull is attached! Get your team together and get those registration forms in before this event fills up
Citizen helps nab armed robbery suspect
Robbery Unit detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have arrested Jerell Parish Banks, DOB: 08/20/1993, for his involvement in an armed robbery case that occurred in the Providence Division.
Robbery Suspects Arrested
Robbery Unit Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have charged Maceo Royster, DOB: 05/16/1996, Antonio Worthy, DOB: 07/31/1996
CMPD Awarded Reaccreditation
On Saturday, March 22, 2014, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department was awarded reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)
Investigators Arrest Assault Suspects
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit have charged Antonio Cunningham, DOB: 01/31/1990, Jeremiah Cook, DOB: 01/04/1989 and Elontrae Glenn, DOB: 12/29/1988 for their role in several cases.
Serial Breaking and entering Suspect Arrested
University City Division patrol officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have arrested and charged Travion Montuious Chisholm, DOB: 06/15/1994, for his involvement in several residential breaking and entering cases.
25 New CMPD Officers Sworn In
On Friday, January 17, 2014, 25 members with the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Department’ 166th Recruit Class were sworn in as police officers.
North Division Officers Arrest Robbery Suspect
Patrol Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s North Division have arrested Andonus Purvis, DOB: 12/09/1975, for his involvement in the armed robbery of a Seven Eleven business
CMPD New Year's DWI Enforcement
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department would like to encourage everyone to celebrate responsibly this New Year’s Eve and remind the community of the dangers of driving while intoxicated (DWI).
CMPD Homicide Support Tree Lighting
CMPD will host its annual tree-lighting ceremony to honor CMPD's Homicide Support Group on Tuesday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of CMPD headquarters.
CMPD Holiday Safety Tips
As the holiday season approaches, CMPD would like to remind the community to be mindful of their safety and protecting their property during this time of the year.
CMPD Arrest Brown and Wells for Breaking and Entering Case
Steele Creek Division patrol officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have arrested and charged Decarlos Dejuan Brown, DOB: 10/1/1990, and Carl Dewayne Wells, DOB: 04/11/1994, for their role in this breaking and entering case