Mecklenburg County Sheriff http://wfae.org en Too Much "Cheese" In A Mug Shot Could Get You Lockdown http://wfae.org/post/too-much-cheese-mug-shot-could-get-you-lockdown <p>Mug shots. We love them, don't we? Tell me you haven't gawked with glee at the unflattering police candid of a Hollywood starlet or fallen politician. Newspapers have whole sections of their websites dedicated to mug shots these days.</p><p>But mugging too much for a mug shot in Mecklenburg County can get you locked in a cell indefinitely.</p><p>I guess the first question is why someone would smile in a mug shot to begin with?</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Julie Rose 14006 at http://wfae.org Too Much "Cheese" In A Mug Shot Could Get You Lockdown ACLU Questions Police Cameras http://wfae.org/post/aclu-questions-police-cameras <p>Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and the Mecklenburg County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office have both recently added cameras that take pictures of license plates. They help catch car thieves and tax evaders, but now the Americans Civil Liberties Union is asking if they&rsquo;re capturing too much.<br /> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:33:49 +0000 Kalie McMonagle 1681 at http://wfae.org