Charlotte-Mecklenburg police chief gives insights into rise in crime

Speaking to City Council, Kerr Putney made a case for requesting more officers, but he also made some of his most comprehensive public statements on why he believes crime is spiking.
By By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Charlotte Observer | November 12, 2015

1 in custody after shots fired at officer

One person is in custody after Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said someone fired shots at an officer on Wilkinson […]
By Joe Marusak | The Charlotte Observer | October 16, 2015

Facebook page critical of Chief Kerr Putney

If you came across a Facebook page titled “Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Suck,” you’d be forgiven if you naturally assumed that its […]
By Glenn Burkins | September 25, 2015