FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, April, 7, 2014
Contact: Rob Tufano, CMPD Public Affairs Office
Officer Joseph Dollar
Steele Creek Division
Officer Joseph Dollar is with the CMPD’s Steele Creek Division and has been recognized as a CMPD Officer of the Month. Officer Dollar’s work was critical in solving a robbery case that occurred on February 24, 2014.
Officers Dollar coordinated with the CMPD’s Real Time Crime Center to expedite the review of the surveillance video which clearly showed the robbery suspect from the scene of the incident.
Officer Dollar demonstrated initiative, leadership, and investigative skill as he worked through the night, continuously following leads and coordinating the efforts of multiple officers, which ultimately lead to identification of the robbery suspects.
As a result of his diligent and tireless efforts, the victim’s property was recovered and the suspects were arrested within 18 hours of the incident. Officer Dollar’s exceptional work, leadership and commitment represents the highest standards of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.