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November 30, 2016 - City of Charlotte and CMPD statements

The City of Charlotte and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department issued statements regarding the incident involving Officer Brentley Vinson and Mr. Keith Lamont Scott. 

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2016) — After a national search, Marcus D. Jones was sworn in Thursday as the next city manager of the City of Charlotte.

“We’re confident in the next city manager and I, as well as the entire team, are ready to support him as we build a stronger and more inclusive Charlotte,” said Deputy City Manager Ron Kimble.

“As I step into the role as the city manager of this great city, I am excited to get to know the dedicated city employees we have serving Charlotte and those who live here,” Jones said.

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​CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 19, 2016) — Members of the Charlotte City Council voted Wednesday evening in open session to select Marcus D. Jones as the next city manager of the City of Charlotte.   

"I am honored to work with residents, staff and Council as the new city manager of Charlotte," said Jones. "Charlotte is a growing, diverse and innovative city with a thriving future. I look forward to working in partnership with residents, the business community and city staff. We will develop and create priorities that align with the city's vision for the future." Learn more about Marcus D. Jones>>

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