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2016 Police Community Relations Award

​City of Charlotte seeking nominations for 37th Annual Police Community Relations Awards

Deadline for nominations extended to April 8

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 22, 2016) – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Division is now accepting nominations for the 37th Annual Police Community Relations Awards.​ These awards recognize officers and employees from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) who have made contributions to improving police and community relations in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. 

An annual feature of Charlotte's Law Enforcement Week celebration, the awards recognize officers and employees from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for building positive, problem-solving relationships with citizens and neighborhood groups.  During the past 36 years, Charlotte-Mecklenburg community members have nominated more than 3,400 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, Belmont Regional Center, 700 Parkwood Ave., Charlotte, NC, or call (704) 336-3056 to request a nomination form.  Forms also are available on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations website through .  Deadline for nominations is Friday, April 8​, 2016. 

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 19, 2016. 

Nominate an officer! >>​


Donna S. Murrell
Community Relations Specialist
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations
(704) 336-3056