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April Officer of the Month (North)

Monday, April 7, 2014

Contact: Rob Tufano, CMPD Public Affairs Office

                Officer John VanHemel
                   Freedom Division

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Officer John VanHemel is with the department’s Freedom Division and has been recognized as a CMPD Officer of the Month.  Officer VanHemel’s work was critical in identifying a suspect in a shooting incident that occurred on March 22, 2014.
This case was quickly solved by Officer VanHemel’s ability to communicate effectively and establish a rapport with the victim. Officer VanHemel has been with the CMPD since 2006. He is a true professional with a solid work ethic and should be commended for his outstanding work.