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Oct 16: On 25th Anniversary Of Million Man March, Black Men Come Together To Uplift, Empower, Encourage Voting In Charlotte



Oct 12: 'She Mothered Me.' Judy Williams Consoled Families Of Charlotte Murder Victims, Dies At 69



Oct 12: Finding Home: CDC Moratorium Can Help, But It Can't Stop All Evictions



Oct 11: Getting Out The Vote In North Carolina Jails During A Pandemic



Oct 7: Despite Misconceptions, Many Inmates Still Allowed To Vote By Mail



Oct 7: Closing Crisis At The Epicentre; 5 Businesses Evicted



Oct 6: 'It's About Relationships’ | Charlotte Neighborhoods Celebrate National Night Out



Oct 5: Getting Out The Vote In Jail, During a Pandemic



Oct 1: Helping People In Jail Exercise Their Right To Vote In North Carolina



Sep 30: Political Climate Raises Concerns of Violence This Election



Sep 29: FOX 46 Rides Along With ICE As Tennis Match Over Detainers Continues



Sep 28: Mecklenburg County Seeing An Unprecedented Surge In Number of People Applying For Gun Permits



Sep 28: ICE Arrests 12, Including 6 Previously Released From Charlotte Jail During Operation



Sep 28: ICE Announces Targeted Arrests in Mecklenburg County



Sep 28: ICE Agents Arrest 24 People Across NC, Including Charlotte, in Latest Operation



Sep 28: Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff’s Office Sees Major Surge in Purchase Permits, Concealed Carry Applications



Sep 24: ‘Four Years Ago, What Were You Doing?’: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Reflects on 2016 Protests During Time of Unrest



Sep 22: Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Jail Support Members During Sit-In



Sep 21: More Than Two Dozen Arrested at Jail Support Encampment Outside Charlotte Jail



Sep 21: 25 Jail Support Demonstrators Arrested During Staged Sit-In



Sep 21: 25 Arrested Outside of Mecklenburg County Jail; Sheriff Calls for Unity



Sep 21: Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest 25 at Jail Support Sit-In



Sep 21: Conflict Continues Between Activists, Mecklenburg Sheriff



Sep 17: Meck County Sheriff, CMPD Chief Address Police Reform During Virtual Town Hall



Sep 11: 5 People Arrested After Clashes Between Jail Support And Sheriff’s Deputies



Sep 11: Meck Co Sheriff Evicts Jail Support Group, 5 Arrested As They Protest Friday Night



Sep 11: Group Protests After Jail Support Encampment Cleared From Outside Mecklenburg County Jail



Sep 11: Deputies Again Remove Charlotte Jail Support Station. Leader Calls The Act An ‘Ambush’



Aug 18: Mecklenburg Sheriff Says Activist Group Outside Jail Is Defecating, Having Sex In Public



Aug 18: Meck. Co. Sheriff: Jail Support Has Been Hijacked, Causing More Issues Than It's Helping



Aug 18: Sheriff Raising More Concerns About “Jail Support” Group



Aug 14: 20-Year Veteran Detention Officer in North Carolina Dies From COVID-19 Complications



Aug 14: UNC-Chapel Hill Reports 2 COVID-19 Clusters in Student Housing



Aug 14: 20-Year Veteran Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Dies From COVID-19 Complications



Aug 14: Mecklenburg Detention Officer Dies After Contracting Covid-19



Aug 14: 20-Year Veteran Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Dies From COVID-19 Complications



Aug 13: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Dies From COVID-19 Complications



Aug 13: Longtime Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Dies From COVID-19 Complications, Officials Say



Aug 7: The Staying Power — and Unrelenting Police Conflict — of Charlotte’s Jail Support



Aug 3: 19 Hearses Driven Through The Streets of Charlotte in Powerful Message About Violence



Aug 2: Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff, Local Funeral Directors Hold Hearse Procession Showing Impact of Charlotte Violence



Aug 2: COVID-19 Outbreak Hits Meck. County Detention Center; 43 Residents Test Positive



Jul 27: Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff’s Office Dispels Social Media Chatter of Inmate Mistreatment



Jul 26: COVID-19 Infections Spike in Mecklenburg Detention Center: 43 Confirmed Cases Among Inmates Since June



Jul 24: COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in the Mecklenburg County Detention Center



Jul 24: COVID-19 Outbreak Hits Meck. County Detention Center; 43 Residents Test Positive



Jul 24: 43 Inmates at Mecklenburg County Detention Center Test Positive for COVID-19



Jul 24: Sheriff McFadden Questions Whether Evictions Should Resume; Challenges Sheriff's to Give $1,000 to Help Struggling Families



Jul 21: Tensions Between Sheriff, Charlotte Jail Support Group Grow After Arrest Interference



Jul 12: Charlotte Man Dies At Mecklenburg Detention Center: Sheriff



Jun 8: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Changes Use of Force Policy Removes the Usage of "Tear Gas"



Jun 5: Community Gathers at Charlotte’s Freedom Park for Educational ‘People’s University’ Event



Jun 4: McFadden Says He's Drafting 'Duty To Intervene' Policy



Jun 4: Mecklenburg Sheriff Garry McFadden Says He’s Drafting a ‘Duty to Intervene’ Policy



Jun 4: New CMPD Policy Spells Out Duty To Intervene In Police Brutality



Jun 3: After Days of Protests, Will Charlotte Be Put Under Curfew?



Jun 3: FOX 46 Now: Protest Coverage



Jun 3: CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers Will Join Alma Adams, Sheriff Garry McFadden, and Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr. for ‘Unmasked’ Virtual Panel



Jun 3: Black North Carolina Justice System Leaders Speak in Support of Protesters’ Calls for Change



May 29: MCSO To Reopen Registration Unit Operations With Restrictions



May 28: Feeding Our First Responders



May 28: Organization Delivers Meals to Sheriff's Office



May 28: Feeding the Frontline Workers



May 28: Feeding the Frontline Workers



May 21: CLT After Dark (starts at 24:30)



Apr 30: Meck County deputies surprise 10-year-old boy with birthday parade



Apr 22: Number of Inmates Inside Some N.C. Jails Dropping



Apr 21: Days Inn Shuts Off Utilities To Push Residents Out, Then Relents -- For Now



Apr 15: Mecklenburg County First Responders Host Parade of Lights for Huntersville Medical Workers



Apr 9: Charlotte Parade of Lights



Apr 9: 'Parade of Lights' Honors Charlotte Hospital Workers' 'Relentless Dedication'



Apr 9: Parade of Lights: First Responders Show Unity, Support for Healthcare Workers in Charlotte



Apr 9: First Responders Hold Parade Thanking Healthcare Workers



Apr 7: Community Engagement Officers Delivering Food to Local Hotels for Homeless Families



Apr 6: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Announces a Positive Test for COVD-19 of a Detention Officer



Apr 2: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Announces A Positive Test for COVD-19 of a Wellpath Nurse



Apr 2: Nurse at Meck Co. Juvenile Detention Center Tests Positive for COVID-19



Apr 2: Mecklenburg Jail Nurse Tests Positive for COVID-19; Exposure Minimal, Sheriff Says



Apr 2: Nurse at Mecklenburg County Juvenile Detention Center Tests Positive for COVID-19



Apr 2: Mecklenburg Jail Nurse Tests Positive for COVID-19; Exposure Minimal, Sheriff Says



Apr 1: Sheriff talks about changes at Mecklenburg County jail to keep COVID-19 out



Mar 31: Telemundo Charlotte: COVID-19 and the Hispanic Community



Mar 26: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Remains Prepared During the Coronavirus Pandemic to Care for Residents in the Mecklenburg County Detention Centers



Mar 26: Sheriff McFadden Issues a Plea for Citizens to Adhere to the “Stay at Home Order”



Mar 26: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Will Continue to Process Pistol Purchase Permits and Concealed Handgun Permits During Coronavirus Crisis



Mar 20: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Suspends Evictions During Coronavirus Crisis



Mar 18: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident



Mar 17: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Asks Courts to Halt Evictions; Announces Other Changes



Mar 16: MCSO Statement On Court Ordered Eviction Execution



Mar 16: Coronavirus update: What you need to know in Mecklenburg County



Mar 16: Mecklenburg Sheriff: Courts Should Not Issue Eviction Notices for 30 Days Due To Coronavirus



Mar 2: Clearing up Confusion Around Raise the Age



Feb 29: Program teaching inmates to be entrepreneurs



Feb 19: Mecklenburg County Sheriff McFadden responds to immigration criticism



Feb 5: A look inside Mecklenburg County's new juvenile-only Detention Center



Feb 5: Mecklenburg County sheriff, CMPD make changes after Raise the Age law enacted



Jan 30: Sheriff Battling Human Trafficking through Education Campaign



Jan 29: Human trafficking education aims to help the most vulnerable



Jan 29: These Bechtler art classes in Mecklenburg jails help develop skills and self-esteem



Jan 27: 10-year-old Travels Hundreds of Miles to Hug Police Officers



Jan 24: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry L. McFadden's Response to Proposed Second Amendment Sanctuary County Designation



Jan 21: Residents Reconnect with their Children in the Jail’s New Child-Friendly Visitation Room



Jan 15: Largest Juvenile Detention Facility in NC Opens as Raise the Age Law goes into Effect



Jan 14: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Warns Parents about 15 Apps that could be used to Target Children



Jan 14: Mecklenburg County Opens New Juvenile Detention Center



Jan 14: Mecklenburg County Transforms Existing Detention Center into One Just for Juveniles



Jan 3: NC Churches, Police Drill Down on Training after Texas Church Shooting



Jan 2: Places of Worship Increase Security in Wake of Recent Attacks

Press Releases

Press Releases


Oct 7: The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Introduces the Medication Assisted Treatment Program

Sep 28: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Sees Unprecedented Surge in Purchase Permit and New Concealed Carry Applications

Sep 22: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Remains Committed to Residents, Families and Friends Staying Connected During the Pandemic

Sep 22: COVID-19 Mecklenburg County Detention Center Update

Sep 21: Sheriff’s Office Will Not Allow Fourth Street Encampment to Return

Sep 11: Sheriff’s Office Moves Fourth Street Encampment

Aug 27: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer

Aug 14: MCSO to Host a Virtual Female Behavioral Health Unit Unveil

Aug 13: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Passes Away From COVID 19

Aug 7: Current COVID-19 Cases in the Mecklenburg County Detention Center

Jul 27: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Misinformation on Social Media

Jul 24: COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in the Mecklenburg County Detention Center

Jul 16: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident Follow Up

Jul 12: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident

Jun 18: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Removal of Jail Support

Jun 8: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Changes Use of Force Policy Removes the Usage of “Tear Gas”

May 29: MCSO To Reopen Registration Unit Operations With Restrictions

Apr 6: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Announces a Positive Test for COVD-19 of a Detention Officer

Apr 2: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Announces a Positive Test for COVD-19 of a Wellpath Nurse

Mar 26: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Will Continue to Process Pistol Purchase Permits and Concealed Handgun Permits During Coronavirus Crisis

Mar 26: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Remains Prepared During the Coronavirus Pandemic to Care for Residents in the Mecklenburg County Detention Centers

Mar 26: Sheriff McFadden Issues a Plea for Citizens to Adhere to the “Stay at Home Order”

Mar 20: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Suspends Evictions During Coronavirus Crisis

Mar 16: MCSO Statement On Court Ordered Eviction Execution

Mar 10: MCSO Criminal Justice Partnership Program - Piedmont International University

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