FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Contact: Donna Murrell, 704-336-3056
Nominations are being sought for the 34th annual Police Community Relations Awards sponsored by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations. An annual feature of Charlotte’s Law Enforcement Week celebration, the award recognizes officers and work teams from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department who have made outstanding contributions to the improvement of local police community relations.
Officers will be judged on their involvement in helping the community understand the police function and the citizens’ role, demonstration of extraordinary efforts in the area of crime prevention, and involvement in aiding neighborhoods in handling special problems.
Nominations may be made by citizens in the patrol area, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools personnel, groups and individuals. Nominations may be submitted by writing, requesting a nomination form or visiting the website, crc.charmeck.org
, and completing a form online. The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, April 1
Members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee will review nominations. Officers selected will be honored at an awards ceremony on Thursday, May 16.