‘Disturbing’ and ‘heartbreaking’: Charlotte’s incoming police chief weighs in on George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis

As Charlotte saw its fourth day of demonstrations, marchers took their cause to some of the city's most affluent neighborhoods.
By Glenn Burkins | June 2, 2020

Deputy Chief Johnny Jennings announced as next CMPD police chief

The 28-year CMPD veteran will succeed Chief Kerr Putney following the Republican National Convention.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 20, 2020

CMPD: Domestic disturbance calls on the rise

Residents facing domestic violence, or even the threat of domestic violence, should call 911
By Glenn Burkins | April 19, 2020

Police: 2 killed in separate shootings in southwest Charlotte

CMPD had not announced an arrest in either shooting.
By QCity Metro Staff | February 16, 2020

Putney: Force not a factor in suspect’s death

Update: In his first public statement about the case, Chief Kerr Putney declined to discuss the police encounter that preceded the death of Harold Easter.
By Glenn Burkins | January 31, 2020

Man dies after ‘medical emergency’ in police custody

Also, police report fatal shooting late Friday in southwest Charlotte.
By QCity Metro Staff | January 25, 2020

Police: 15-year-old boy arrested, charged with robbing convenience store

Police said the suspect fired "numerous rounds" while robbing the store. An employee inside was injured.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2020

What grade would you give Mecklenburg County’s criminal justice system?

Starting this year, the three main crime-fighting branches -- cops, courts and local prosecutors -- will issue themselves a quarterly report card.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2020

Opinion | CMPD showed DaBaby who has the juice, but was it worth the squeeze?

The recent incident between CMPD and rapper DaBaby was a missed opportunity for community-building.
By Kallan Louis | December 30, 2019

CMPD: No more electronic monitors for homicide suspects

This article was first published in our Morning Brew newsletter. Sign up today. Suspects charged with homicide no longer will […]
By Glenn Burkins | December 9, 2019