Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

  • Agency: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
  • Address: 601 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, 28202 NC
  • Chief: Rodney Monroe (Chief of Police)
Phone: 704-336-3190
Fax: 704-336-6599

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is located at 601 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, 28202 NC. The Chief of Police of the department is Rodney Monroe. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department phone number is 704-336-3190.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department News

The body of slain York County Sheriff’s Office Detective Michael Doty was escorted to the state line late this morning. Detective Doty was shot while searching for a suspect wanted in a domestic violence case early Tuesday morning. Please keep his family and his coworkers in your thoughts and prayers. #YCSOStrong #YCSOFamily #YoCoSheriff #NeverForget

Our twitter video of an officer making a snow angel made the paper and appears to be a front runner in the Mayor's twitter challenge.

Sad news from our neighbors in York County. Thinking of his family and our brothers and sisters with the YCSO. #YCSOStrong #YCSOFamily #YoCoSheriff

Let us distract you from the weather for a moment to ask that you join us in congratulating Officer of the Month Addie Kinstler, who makes a point to treat people she encounters during her job the way she'd want one of her family members to be treated.

We've already surpassed the number of crashes CMPD typically works a day and it's not even "rush hour" yet. As of 4 p.m., our officers investigated 181 wrecks. Also interesting: last week, we averaged 66 crashes a day between 6 a.m. and 12:59 p.m. Today, we worked more than double that, with 145 during that same time period.

Snowy Providence Ride-Along

Join us at 3 p.m. today for a front row seat to what it's like to be a #CMPD officer working on a snow day. We will be on #FBLive from the Providence Division.

Yes, that's an axle in the road! Please use caution, if you must go out. As of 1 p.m., CMPD officers have worked 169 wrecks today. The snow may stop in a few hours, but it's going to turn to ice.

Please keep these law enforcement officers in your thoughts. They were shot while attempting to apprehend a suspect in a domestic violence case.

#CMPD officers have worked 141 wrecks today, with 134 of them happening since 7 a.m.

Many of Charlotte streets are snow-covered today. Please use extreme caution if you must drive. It's beautiful but dangerous out there.

The number of crashes is steadily rising. We're 109 as of 11 a.m. Please don't drive unless you must!

Our Lake Patrol is doing their critical infrastructure check at McGuire Nuclear Station this morning. And wow, does it look cold on the water!

Our Communications Center is fully staffed today with dedicated people, working hard to keep our community safe during this treacherous weather.

Our officers have worked 57 wrecks today with the vast majority happening between 7 - 10 a.m. Be careful out there.

CANCELLED: This event has been cancelled due to the weather. We will let you know as soon as it's rescheduled.

Don't forget to join us for coffee this Friday! Get to know who we are and ask us questions! #wecare #coffee #funtimes #dreamjob

Our thoughts and prayers are with the York County Sheriff's Office and York Police Department on this difficult morning.

We would like to have coffee with YOU! Join us on Friday (Jan. 19) to sit down and chat with our Officers. Get to know us and feel free to ask us questions. #coffee #funtime #wecare #dreamjob

Get your application submitted today. The CMPD officer application period ends tomorrow.

UPDATE: The CMPD officer shot during this incident last night has been identified as Officer Casey Shue, who is assigned to the North Tryon Division's Crime Reduction Unit. She is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. In addition to the suspect, two CMPD officers and two probation officers fired their weapons during this incident. The CMPD officers have been identified as Jeffrey Zederbaum and Jared Decker. Officer Zederbaum was hired on January 12, 2009, and is assigned to the North Tryon Division Crime Reduction Unit. Officer Decker was hired on July 21, 2014, and is also assigned to the North Tryon Division Crime Reduction Unit. Per department protocol, the officers involved in this case are on Administrative Leave while the incident is investigated Officer Shue was recognized as officer of the month this past August for her outstanding work in keeping Hidden Valley neighborhood members safer. That work included removing six guns from the streets of the community while making twenty-one arrests. She also led officer-initiated activities in the North Tryon Division this past summer.

Have you heard of the Police Activities League? They've got tons of after-school activities for your children! Find out more at the Parent's Night Out!

CMPD was involved in a shooting outside the Law Enforcement Center last night. An officer and a suspect were shot. At about 10:49 p.m., officers from the North Tryon Division and N.C. Probation and Parole were briefing in the parking lot between the LEC and the CMPD parking deck, when they were fired upon multiple times. Several officers returned fire. One CMPD officer was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg. The officer’s identity will be released pending family notification. The suspect also was shot and was transported by Medic to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Jonathan Bennett, the suspect wanted in connection with the death of Brittany White who was killed earlier in the day. More information will be released as soon as it becomes available.

UPDATE: The baby has been located safe and unharmed. CMPD is still searching for Mr. Bennett. If you see him, please call 911. *** CMPD is currently searching for Jonathan Bennett, 1/18/94, who is believed to have taken his 2-month-old infant, Journei Bennett, after killing her mother a few hours ago. The incident happened on Carlyle Drive in the Freedom Division. He was last seen driving an older white Ford Expedition with New York license plates HUP307. Anyone who see Mr. Bennett or the vehicle is asked to immediately call 911. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Echols is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. Please share!