Jeremy Moseley
Jeremy Moseley

Jeremy Moseley, a newly hired candidate with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, died Tuesday, July 5, 2016 after he collapsed while undergoing physical fitness training with other CMPD candidates. He was 29 years old.

At the request of local media, the department released the following:

Jeremy Moseley was 29 years old and from Queens, New York. He attended the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Capital University School of Law before pursuing his call to serve in law enforcement.

He moved to the Charlotte area in 2015 to begin a career with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. He was hired by the CMPD on June 27, 2016, and was a member of the 174th Recruit Class.

Jeremy’s family recalls his commitment to community, volunteering with the Habitat for Humanity and local animal shelters. Neighbors remember him as a pillar of the community.

Jeremy is survived by his mother Zorayda, his father Lloyd, and his younger brother, Marc Anthony.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney called Jeremy “A man deeply committed and eager to serve as a guardian of our community.”

Funeral arrangements are currently being coordinated and will be released once they are finalized. The Moseley family continues to ask for privacy as they mourn this tragic loss.