Rodney Monroe http://wfae.org en Eastway Division Model For Future Police Stations http://wfae.org/post/eastway-division-model-future-police-stations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city of Charlotte wants its police stations to be more of a one-stop shop. In east Charlotte, city officials celebrated the grand opening of a new police station Wednesday morning. It houses more than 100 police officers and 15 members of the city's code enforcement team. Neighborhood &amp; Business Services director Patrick Mumford says he and </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Chief Rodney Monroe first discussed the idea of moving some of his staff into police stations about three years ago.</span></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:57:55 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 52285 at http://wfae.org Eastway Division Model For Future Police Stations CMPD Officer Arrested For Secretly Taking Photos Of Teen Girls http://wfae.org/post/cmpd-officer-arrested-secretly-taking-photos-teen-girls <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte-Mecklenburg police&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">officer was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly taking inappropriate photos of four teenage girls who were in </span>CMPD's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> High School Academy. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:34:35 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 45380 at http://wfae.org CMPD Officer Arrested For Secretly Taking Photos Of Teen Girls CMPD Officer Fired 12 Times In Killing Of Unarmed Man http://wfae.org/post/cmpd-officer-fired-12-times-killing-unarmed-man <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officer charged with <strike>involuntary</strike> voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of an unarmed man over the weekend is due in court this afternoon. </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says Officer Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> used excessive force in the death of Jonathan Ferrell, firing his gun 12 times and striking Ferrell with ten of those bullets. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 05:10:51 +0000 Julie Rose 35453 at http://wfae.org CMPD Officer Fired 12 Times In Killing Of Unarmed Man Family Of Slain Man Applauds CMPD For Swiftly Charging Officer http://wfae.org/post/family-slain-man-applauds-cmpd-swiftly-charging-officer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More details – and consequences – are beginning to emerge from a tragic incident in northeast Mecklenburg County over the weekend. 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell was shot and killed by </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Officer Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who has now been charged with voluntary manslaughter. All Things Considered Host Mark Rumsey spoke with&nbsp;</span>WFAE's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Julie Rose about new developments in the story.</span></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:03:24 +0000 Julie Rose 35448 at http://wfae.org Family Of Slain Man Applauds CMPD For Swiftly Charging Officer Internal Documents Show CMPD's Tisdale Report Sparked Airport Rift http://wfae.org/post/internal-documents-show-cmpds-tisdale-report-sparked-airport-rift <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At first blush, there’s a lot about the power struggle over Charlotte’s airport that makes no sense. After all, both sides in the debate agree the airport has done extraordinarily well under the city’s control. So what’s happened?</span></p><p>A mysterious death, for one.</p><p>And WFAE has reviewed internal airport documents that cast doubt over much of <em>what we thought we knew</em> about that incident.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 11:19:56 +0000 Julie Rose 27373 at http://wfae.org Internal Documents Show CMPD's Tisdale Report Sparked Airport Rift CMPD Citizens Review Board Now Under Review http://wfae.org/post/cmpd-citizens-review-board-now-under-review <p>A board established to review citizen complaints against Charlotte police is now <em>under review itself</em> by the city council.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:41:37 +0000 Julie Rose 24439 at http://wfae.org CMPD Citizens Review Board Now Under Review Behind-The-Scenes Details Emerge Of Police Work During DNC http://wfae.org/post/behind-scenes-details-emerge-police-work-during-dnc <p>Some behind-the-scenes details of police operations during the Democratic National Convention are coming to light.&nbsp;</p><p>The $50 million federal grant Charlotte got for DNC security included a requirement that outside consultants monitor CMPD's efforts and prepare a report. Deputy Chief Harold Medlock says the report praises CMPD's coordination and communication with protest groups, including Chief Rodney Monroe's constant presence on the street during demonstrations.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:29:43 +0000 Julie Rose 20320 at http://wfae.org Behind-The-Scenes Details Emerge Of Police Work During DNC Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Want To Monitor Private Cameras http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-mecklenburg-police-want-monitor-private-cameras <p></p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:10:03 +0000 Cleve R. Wootson Jr. / Charlotte Observer 17448 at http://wfae.org Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Want To Monitor Private Cameras