CMPD sergeant, four officers ‘cited for termination’ relating to an in-custody death

CMPD Police Chief Johnny Jennings publicly announced the recommendations Friday, following an investigation into the death of Harold Easter in January.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 18, 2020

CMPD and community members partner to promote gun safety

CMPD purchased 800 gun locks to be distributed by local nonprofits with hopes of curbing gun violence.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 16, 2020

Jonathan Ferrell: Community activists want you to never forget his name

"Before Black Lives Matter was at the stage it is now, we had Jonathan Ferrell."
By Katrina Louis | September 15, 2020

Spencer Cochran, a leader in CMPD’s Metro Division, is heading to Richmond

The 32-year veteran will work with Richmond's new police chief on issues relating to community engagement.
By Glenn Burkins | August 30, 2020

CMPD releases video from June 2 protest, captures “They’re all about to be gassed” comments

Dozens of video clips released Wednesday that include a tear gas incident in which protesters were "bottle-necked" in uptown Charlotte.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 27, 2020

Father charged after 2-year-old son finds gun, fatally shoots himself

According to a police report, the 24-year-old father was a convicted felon and not allowed to own a gun.
By Glenn Burkins | August 17, 2020

Gun owner charged after child’s accidental shooting in west Charlotte

The child, age 2, was listed in stable condition.
By Glenn Burkins | August 13, 2020

CMPD officer on unpaid leave after he was arrested in Union County

The officer was charged with driving while impaired and carrying a concealed weapon.
By Glenn Burkins | July 27, 2020

CMPD wants more Black residents to take survey relating to police reform

So far, white women have answered the survey in disproportionate numbers, a CMPD official said.
By Glenn Burkins | July 27, 2020

Police: Charlotte homicides are up, but so are arrests

In recent weeks, CMPD has announced nine arrests in seven homicides that happened between June 29 and July 21.
By Glenn Burkins | July 22, 2020