MSCO Cares

From collecting items for sick and shut-in seniors and visiting local elementary schools talking about public safety to escorting families for military funerals, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office places a high value on community involvement. Some of the community programs we participate in and support include:

Communities in Schools

The nation’s largest organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and on a path to a brighter future. Working directly inside schools, CIS connects students to caring adults and community resources to help them succeed inside and outside the classroom and reach their greatest potential.

Do The Right thing
Do The Right Thing-Charlotte-Mecklenburg is a non-profit agency dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth, who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.

Festivals, Parades, Neighborhood Gatherings

Hometown heroes & Annual Christmas tree lot

If asked, all involved with our mission will tell you… “It’s all about the kids and Hometown Heroes would not be what it is today without every individual or business that volunteers, contributes and supports our mission.”

NC Peace Officer's Memorial Week, Police Unity Ride, Carolina Brotherhood Ride
North Carolina honors its fallen law enforcement officers who die in the line of duty each year at the Peace Officers Memorial Day ceremony.

The Law Enforcement Liaison Section of the NC Department of Justice keeps an updated list of fallen North Carolina law enforcement officers.

NC Special Olympics & Torch Run

The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics unites officers from law enforcement agencies and corrections departments across the state in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics North Carolina.

Police Activities League

Police Activities League We aim to reach as much of Mecklenburg County as we possibly can. In our first stage of expansion our plan is to ensure that we are within the communities that need us the most. Currently, that includes the Greenville, and Hidden Valley neighborhoods for both after school, and summer camp.

Right Moves for Youth

Right Moves for Youth (RMFY) is a school-based, youth development and student support program focused on helping teens develop the skills to succeed in school and life.

In addition the MCSO Citizens’ Academy is offered for citizens to learn more about how the Sheriff’s Office role and duty along with and how tax dollars are spent. The Reality Program introduces young people to the criminal justice system and educates them about the risks, consequences and long-term results of criminal behavior. We believe in our mission/vision/guiding principles, as well as, in our community. For more information about a community service program, contact Officer Lourdes Martinez at 980-314-5002. If you would like the Sheriff’s Office to attend a scheduled event download the Event Request Form to get started.

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