The facility is the first of its kind in the Southeast, and will aid in continuing de-escalation training efforts for officers that will enhance communication skills and increase opportunities for better outcomes through real-life scenarios, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
August 18, 2021
On Tuesday, city leaders heard from City Manager Spencer Cronk, who created a blueprint for restarting cadet classes. The blueprint lays out necessary changes that must be made before the academy starts, such as finalizing replacements for outdated and problematic training videos and bringing in a variety of community members to help teach courses.
March 24, 2021
“How much easier can you make it?” said Dee Ann Koanui, a former Honolulu training sergeant. “You might as well hand out the badges.”
December 30, 2020