JCSU partners with CMPD, other agencies to increase safety surrounding campus

Joint plan includes increased security and surveillance to reduce criminal activity in the area. Agencies will also collaborate to provide resources for homeless neighbors.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 23, 2020

CMPD releases video from June shooting on Beatties Ford Road, pleas for public’s help

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are looking for two men seen firing guns in a video from the June 22 shooting along Beatties Ford Road.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 13, 2020

Police Reports: 1 dead in Charlotte shooting outside of uptown

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police recorded the city’s 99th homicide of 2020 Tuesday night when they found a man fatally shot in the Belmont neighborhood.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 27, 2020

Fatal shooting in uptown Charlotte is city’s latest homicide

A man was killed overnight near the intersection of North College Street and East 12th Street.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 16, 2020

CMPD requests community’s help as homicide count reaches 94

After three homicides within a 12-hour timespan, CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings stresses community assistance in solving active homicide investigations.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 14, 2020

How George Floyd’s death inspired 2 former police officers to rejoin CMPD

While residents protested the death of unarmed Black people, two men returned to their duty as officers to help bridge a divided community.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 13, 2020

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police investigate two homicides less than an hour apart

Police reported that both male victims were pronounced dead from apparent gunshot wounds at separate scenes.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 12, 2020

CMPD: Violent crime has increased, minors continue to be both victims and suspects

CPMD released its third-quarter crime statistics on Wednesday that showed declining rates in crime overall, but an increase in violent crimes.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 7, 2020

‘I’m going to die’: CMPD releases video footage of events leading to Harold Easter’s in-custody death

Seventeen video clips made public Thursday document Harold Easter's arrest and detention earlier this year.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 1, 2020

CMPD sergeant, officers cited in Harold Easter’s death resign ahead of video release

The five CMPD employees were cited for termination. A civil service board would've determined if they were to be fired.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 30, 2020