FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Contact: Rob Tufano, CMPD Public Affairs Office
Nominations are being accepted for the 35th Annual Police Community Relations Awards sponsored by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee.
An annual feature of Charlotte’s Law Enforcement Week celebration, the award recognizes officers and work teams from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for building positive, problem-solving relationships with individual citizens and neighborhood groups. During the past 34 years, Charlotte-Mecklenburg community members have nominated more than 2,550 officers.
Citizens in the patrol area, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) personnel, groups and individuals may make nominations. To nominate an officer or team, write to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee, 600 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, or call (704) 336-3056 to request a nomination form. Forms also are available on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations website through www.charmeck.org . Deadline for nominations is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee will review nominations. Officers selected will be honored at an awards ceremony and dinner on Thursday, May 15, 2014.