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.



​Nominations are Being Accepted

39th Annual Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Community Relations Awards.   

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. Citizens from neighborhoods, schools, places of worship, businesses and civic institutions nominate officers, and CRC members review the nominations.

  • The awards recognize officers and work teams from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for building positive, problem-solving relationships with individual citizens and neighborhood groups
  • Entry Deadline is Monday April 2, 2018.

Please submit your nomination(s).

38th Police Community Relations Award Winners

Officer Paul Benloss - Eastway Division
Officer Veronica Brown - Citizens on Patrol CMPD Headquarters
Major Mike Campagna - Training Academy
Lt. Spencer Cochran - Meto Division
Officer Clyde Cupples - Freedom Division
Lt. Steven Durant - Eastway Division
Officer Dana Lewis - North Division
Officer Shabeer Mohammad - Westover Division
Office Lakia Monroe - Metro Division
Officer Carolynn Prather - Metro Division
Officer Reginald Richardson - School Resource


​​Contact Information

Donna Murrell


(704) - 336-3056

Belmont Community Center

700 Parkwood Ave

Charlotte, NC 28205




  • Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company

  • Hendrick Automotive Group

  • Mr. & Mrs. Howard Levine

  • Food Lion/Delhaize America

  • WBTV Channel 3

  • Wendy’s/Carolinas Restaurant Group

  • Sonitrol Security Services, Inc.

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers

  • Burnette & Noble Fund

  • CPI Security Systems

  • The Hearst Corporation

  • Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte

  • Family Dollar Stores