Friday, January 27, 2012

Charlotte Community Relations Seeks Police Award Nominations

Nominations are being sought for the 33rd annual Police Community
Relations Awards sponsored by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community
Relations. The award recognizes officers and work teams from the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department who have made outstanding
contributions to the improvement of police community relations in the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg area.

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 our
website,, and completing a form online. Deadline for
submitting nominations is Monday, April 2.

Nominations will be reviewed by a committee made up of members of the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee. Officers selected
will be honored at an awards ceremony on Thursday, May 17.