Police Community Relations Awards

​Police Community Relations Awards


Established in 1979 to promote and express the community's appreciation to Police Officers who have made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of police-community relations.  Each year officers are recognized for their advance creative solution to neighborhood problems; for demonstrating extraordinary efforts in the area of crime preventions; and for their involvement in helping neighborhoods handle special needs or problems. With more than 4,000  police officers nomination, and over 500 awarded the Police Community Relations Award over the last 39 years, this program is made possible through the generous sponsorships of local businesses, individuals, churches and organizations.


40th Annual Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Community Relations Awards 

The 40th Annual Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Community Relations Awards Gala will be held Friday, May 17, 2019, at the Bank of America Stadium. This will be an evening of recognition and celebration for the 22 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officers who were nominated by residents of Charlotte for their outstanding contribution they have made towards improving the relationship between the police and the community they serve. This event is invite only.   

39th Police Community Relations Award Winners

Captain Jacquelyn Bryley - North Tyron Division; Sergeant Adam DeGeorge -  South Division; Officer Shannon Finis - Eastway Division, Officer Misty Helms - Hickory Grove Division; Officer Erik Markus - University City Division; Sergeant George Mentavlos - Transit Division - CATS Unit; Officer Kenisha Mobley - School Resource Officer Unit; Sergeant Warith Muhammad - Hickory Grove Division; Officer Mark Parrott - North Tryon Division; Officer Jason Peetz - University City Division; Officer Charlissa Reiber - Metro Division; Officer Kenia Restrepo - Hickory Grove Division; Officer Shaun Ward - Police and Fire Training Academy; Officer Chad Webster - University City Division

​​Contact Information

Donna Murrell


(704) - 336-3056

Belmont Community Center

700 Parkwood Ave

Charlotte, NC 28205

2019 Police Community Relations Police Award Sponsors

Chief Level

Bank of America


SteelFab Inc.


Major Level

Piedmont Natural Gas


Captain Level

Food Lion/Delhaize America

Sonitrol Security Services

Sergeant Level

Burnette and Noble Fund

Cardinal Innovations

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers

Charlotte-Pipe and Foundry Co.

Hendricks Automotive Group

Publix Super Markets

Quik Trip

The Rivas Family Foundation

Wendy's/Carolina Restaurant Group

Carolina Panthers



Auto Bell Car Wash