Nominations Open for Annual Police-Community Relations Awards

Published on February 14, 2024

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Officers posing for a photo with a resident.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 14, 2024) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations is accepting nominations for the 44th annual Police-Community Relations Awards.

The awards recognize officers and work teams from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department who are building positive, problem-solving relationships with individual residents and neighborhood groups. The awards ceremony is an annual feature of National Police Week.

Nominations of an officer or team may be submitted using an online form or by mail. Mailed nominations should be addressed to:

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee 

Belmont Regional Center 

700 Parkwood Ave. 

Charlotte, NC 28205  

Mailed nominations should include:

  • The name, phone number and email address of the person making the nomination.
  • The names of the officer or officers being nominated.
  • The district where the officers work.
  • The characteristics that qualify the officers for an award.  

The submission deadline is April 5. Nominations will be reviewed by a group made up of members of the Community Relations Committee. Officers selected will be honored at an awards ceremony on May 16. 

For more information, contact Maura Chavez at or 704.336.4988.