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Search Result: Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD

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Charlotte Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Public Safety Broadband Network

October 13, 2011
Charlotte, N.C., has contracted Alcatel-Lucent to develop and build a Long Term Evolution (LTE) public safety network in the 700 MHz frequency spectrum that has been dedicated for public-safety use. Alcatel-Lucent will provide an end-to-end LTE solution.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD Provides TASER X2 To Entire Force

October 5, 2011
Charlotte's City Council unanimously approved the largest order of X2s to date, including 1,600 of the new TASER X2 ECDs equipped with the new Auto Shut-Down Performance Power Magazine (APPM), extended warranties, 7,400 TASER cartridges and related accessories.

Robbery Victim Shot By Charlotte Cop

September 12, 2011
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer shot a robbery victim early Sunday during a scuffle involving an officer and suspect at a strip mall.

N.C. Agency Shelves TASERs After Suspect's Death

July 22, 2011
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Police Department has shelved its TASERs for as long as 45 days, after a suspect died after he was hit with an X26 at a light-rail station.

Charlotte Officer Seriously Hurt in Head-On Collision

July 6, 2011
Officer Jim Guard was driving southbound on Steele Creek Road, police said, when his patrol car collided with a Jeep Liberty SUV traveling northbound around 2:12 p.m.

Contempt Charge Against Officer May Affect 100 Charlotte Traffic Cases

May 5, 2011
Mecklenburg County, N.C., prosecutors may have to dismiss more than 100 traffic cases, some drunken-driving charges, after a police officer was convicted of criminal contempt.

Suspect Found Dead In Charlotte Home, Following Standoff

April 14, 2011
Charlotte-Mecklenburg SWAT officers surrounded a home in the northern section of the city after receiving a call of shots fired at the location and, after attempting to contact the subject, entered the home to find him dead.

Tales of Three SWAT Tragedies

April 12, 2011
While the official investigations are still ongoing, enough has already been reported to provide glimpses into what and how these tragedies might have occurred.

Robbery Suspect Left Photographic Evidence of Self

April 8, 2011
The black T-shirt had a picture of Jonathan Huntley, 25, that resembled a mug shot with the saying, "Making Money Is My Thang," according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Inmate Rolled Joint with Bible Page

March 17, 2011
David Allen Henson, 24, admitted to the act, after jailers found the marijuana roach made from the Bible page in his cell.

N.C. SWAT Officer Killed While Re-Inserting Flash-Bang Pin

March 17, 2011
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police SWAT veteran Fred Thornton died after incorrectly attempting to re-insert the pin into a flash-bang device when it exploded, according to preliminary results of the investigation.

N.C. SWAT Officer's Funeral Relocated to Larger Church

February 28, 2011
The service was moved to uptown's First Baptist Church of Charlotte from Calvary Church, due to the expected attendance of hundreds of officers from around the state and well wishers.

The Hazards of Flash-Bangs

February 28, 2011
The death of a veteran North Carolina SWAT officer from a flash-bag device is surprising. However, it should be pointed out that the devices pack a punch — heat exceeding 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, a blast reaching 175 decibels and a flash of 1 million Candle-power.

N.C. SWAT Vet Dies From Flash-Bang Blast While Securing Gear

February 26, 2011
Officer Fred Thornton, a 23-year veteran and father of four, was transported to Carolinas Medical Center and underwent surgery, yet succumbed to his injuries.

Charlotte Detective Suspended Over Handling of Investigative Notes

December 9, 2010
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have suspended Arvin Fant, the detective who testified he had discarded notes in the trial of a man convicted of killing two police officers, according to a news report.

Judge Orders Public Release of Charlotte Officer's Personnel File

November 23, 2010
With the release of the records, the public gained access to the personnel files of a North Carolina police officer for the first time since the signing of an Oct. 1 law giving the public more information about government employees.

N.C. Cops Find TATP In Home of Student With Exploding Pen

October 21, 2010
TATP is the same explosive used by Richard Reid (Shoe Bomber) as well as the London subway bombings in July 2005. Ingredients include common chemicals, including hydrogen peroxide and acetone. The final product is a white powder with a strong acrid smell.

Jury Returns Guilty Verdict in Charlotte Cop Killing Trial

September 30, 2010
A jury today found Demeatrius Montgomery guilty of first-degree murder in the 2007 killings of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton.

Witness to Charlotte Cop Murders Saw Flashes from Killer’s Gun

September 9, 2010
"(The short man) reached down, he fell back, and I seen flames come out the gun," the witness said. "And then I saw more flames. Pop. Pop

Widows Recount Day CMPD Officers Were Shot

September 7, 2010
Sherry Clark and Jennifer Shelton recalled the day the learned their husbands Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton were fatally shot. Jennifer Shelton recounted visiting Jeff at the hospital to "tell him goodbye."
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