CMPD

Charlotteans leave dogs in hot cars every day. Here’s what to do if you see one

Summer: It’s one of the busiest times of the year for CMPD Animal Care & Control. Their volume of calls reporting animal cruelty spikes along with...

As homicides rise, CMPD has a new initiative planned to stop crime this summer

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is taking new measures this summer to prevent crime. The department will use money from a Justice Assistance...

CMPD to launch foot patrols in Plaza Midwood and NoDa entertainment districts

Starting Wednesday evening, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will be deploying three officers on foot patrol in the entertainment districts of Plaza...

Drunk driving in Charlotte is on the decline, but CMPD says it’s still a problem

When Sergeant Jesse Wood, head of CMPD’s DWI Task Force, first deployed his six officers to Montford Drive in 2013, each had an arrest within the first hour....