CMPD Officer Passed Away Tuesday Night

CMPD Public Affairs

On December 19, 2022, Independence Division Officer Dean Lauber suffered a non-work related medical emergency while at home and was taken to the hospital for care. Sadly, Officer Lauber passed away last night surrounded by his wife, Jessica (a CFD firefighter), his children and members of his CMPD Family.  


Officer Lauber has been with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department since 2001. Please keep his family and fellow officers in your prayers as they begin this difficult journey.  We appreciate the public support during our bereavement.