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Sep 19: DHS Announces New Members of Faith-Based Security Advisory Council
Sep 16: North Carolina Detention Officer Killed in Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Collision: MCSO
Sep 15: Off-duty Detention Officer Dies in Motorcycle Crash, Mecklenburg County Sheriff Says
Sep 13: Authorities Warn of Scam Calls Over Missed Court Dates
Sep 7: Monkeypox Case Confirmed in Mecklenburg Jail
Sep 6: Meck County Jail Confirms First Monkeypox Case
Sep 6: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Confirms First Monkeypox Case
Sep 6: First Case of Monkeypox Confirmed at Meck County Jail, Sheriff’s Office Says
Aug 29: Video Shows Moment North Carolina Deputy was Shot Before Returning Fire During a Traffic Stop
Aug 26: 'We are family': Annual Event Continues to Promote Love, Unity in Charlotte Community
Aug 26: Video Released of Shootout Injuring Mecklenburg County Deputy, Suspect
Aug 26: Video Released of Shootout Injuring Mecklenburg County Deputy, Suspect
Aug 19: Immigration Scholar: Requiring Cooperation with ICE Doesn’t Make NC Communities Safer
Aug 17: Back-to-School Drives are Stepping Up Their Efforts to Help More Families Prepare for the First Day of School
Aug 17: Group Hosts Crisis Intervention Team Class
Aug 16: Strict Immigration Enforcement Does Not Necessarily Improve Public Safety
Aug 15: Deputies Made Hourly Patrols of Sheriff’s House for Three Years, Ex-Captain Says. Was it Needed?
Aug 9: Another Mecklenburg Prison Worker Fired for Smuggling Stuff, Sheriff’s Office Says
Aug 9: 2nd Mecklenburg jail worker fired for smuggling items to same person, sheriff says
Aug 8: Employee at Meck Jail Arrested after Giving Inmate Contraband, Authorities Say
Aug 8: Worker at Charlotte Jail Accused of Giving Phone to Someone in Custody, Sheriff Says
Aug 8: Staffer Illegally gave Cellphone to Uptown Inmate: Sheriff
Aug 7: Man Arrested for Stealing Marked Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Car, Deputies Say
Aug 5: State Inspectors Find Repeated Deficiencies at Meck County Jail, Including Supervision of Inmates
Aug 2: First Responders Connect with Community during National Night Out
Jul 22: Omega Psi Phi Conclave Returns to Charlotte this Weekend for First Time in Two Decades
Jul 20: Free Hot Dog Giveaway from Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office
Jul 20: Omega Psi Phi convention draws thousands to Charlotte like 'gigantic family reunion'
Jul 14: Activists Celebrate Cooper's Veto of ICE Cooperation Bill, Republicans Looking To Bring It Back To The Table
Jul 11: Gov. Cooper Vetoes Bill Forcing NC Sheriffs to Work with ICE
Jul 11: Gov. Cooper Vetoes Bill Forcing NC Sheriffs to Work with ICE
Jul 7: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden Slams Republicans' ICE bill
Jul 6: 5th Inmate This Year Dies at Mecklenburg County Jail
Jul 6: 25-Year-Old Inmate Dies in Mecklenburg County Jail
Jul 6: Inmate Dies at Meck Co. Detention Center, SBI Investigating
Jul 1: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Rails Against Passage of Bill that Could Compel Departments to Cooperate with ICE
Jun 29: New Scam to Watch Out for in Mecklenburg County
Jun 29: Bill Forcing NC Sheriffs to Aid Immigration Agents Revived
Jun 25: Call to End Gun Violence Continues in Charlotte at Stop the Violence Day
Jun 24: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office to Shut Down Juvenile Detention Center
Jun 24: Mecklenburg County Juvenile Detention Center Closing Over Staffing Issues
Jun 22: Car Collides with Meck County Deputy’s SUV in Stanly County, Police Say
Jun 21: Pro Gun Groups Force Mecklenburg County Sheriff McFadden To Process Gun Permits
Jun 19: Mecklenburg County Sheriff says Staffing Shortage Necessitates Juvenile Jail’s Closure
Jun 17: Mecklenburg County To Remove Dozens Of Juveniles From Detention Center Due To Staffing Shortage
Jun 15: Mecklenburg Sheriff Says he has Little Choice but to Close Juvenile Detention Center
Jun 11: Resident Dies at Mecklenburg County Detention Center
Jun 11: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Inmate Death
Jun 11: Charlotte Man Dies in Jail from Unknown Cause Saturday Morning
Jun 9: Sheriff: NC sheriffs' Group Wants to Let Companies Profit Off Jail Mugshots.
Jun 5: What Could Happen if Mecklenburg County Closes its Juvenile Detention Center?
Jun 2: Deputies Seize Drugs, Weapons During Mecklenburg County Eviction
May 27: NC Questions Mecklenburg Proposal to Close Juvenile Detention Center
May 25: Mistakenly Released North Carolina Inmate Back in Custody
May 24: Inmate Accidentally Released by Meck Co. Jail is Back in Custody
May 23: Sheriffs Want To Turn Transport of Psych Patients Over To Mental Health Workers
May 21: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Arrested, Accused of Pistol-whipping Teen
May 20: Meck. Co. Detention Officer Fired, Re-arrested After Charges Initially Dropped
May 20: Juvenile Detention Center to Close in December as part of Meck County Budget
May 20: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Arrested, Accused of Pistol-whipping Teen
May 20: Juvenile Detention Center Would Close This Year Under Proposed Mecklenburg Budget
May 18: Sheriff McFadden Talks About Safety After Assault at County Courthouse
May 18: Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Woman in NC Courthouse
May 18: Mecklenburg Sheriff Ordered to Issue Gun Permits without Delay
May 18: McFadden Wins Re-election as Mecklenburg County Sheriff
May 18: Woman Attacked by Sex Offender NC Courthouse Office: Sheriff
May 18: Garry McFadden, Spencer Merriweather Retain Positions as Sheriff, District Attorney
May 18: Man in Custody for Allegedly Assaulting Woman at Meck Courthouse, Sheriff Says
May 17: Deputies Search for Man Who Assaulted Woman at Mecklenburg County Courthouse, Sheriff Says
May 16: 'I’m upset': NC sheriff on jail mistakenly releasing inmate
May 16: Inmate Mistakenly Released Over Data Error, Sheriff Says
May 16: Search Continues for Inmate Mistakenly Released from Mecklenburg County Jail
May 15: Filing Error Leads to Accidental Release of Prison Inmate: Police
May 12: In the Race for Mecklenburg County Sheriff, Jail Safety in Charlotte is the Main Concern
May 12: GRNC & GOA Win Preliminary Injunction Against Mecklenburg County NC Sheriff
May 12: Meck Sheriff: Fingerprinting For Gun Permits Now First Come, First Served After Judge’s Order
May 11: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Changes Process for Fingerprint Services to Comply with Lawsuit Over Gun Permits
May 10: Former Jail Insider: Sheriff Created 'Chaos' and Undermined Staff at the Detention Center
May 10: North Carolina Court Orders Sheriff To End Concealed Carry Delays
May 9: Charlotte Judge Rules Pistol Permit To Be Issued | Sheriff's Office Says They Are Caught Up With Backlog
May 8: Family of 17-Year-Old Detainee Who Died by Suicide Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
May 7: Family of 17-Year-Old Detainee Who Died by Suicide Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
May 6: Sheriff: Mecklenburg County Inmate Dies After 'Medical Emergency'
May 6: Charlotte Program for Those Pregnant in Jail Opens Soon to Moms, New Babies
May 5: Sixth Mecklenburg County Jail Inmate Dies Since May 2021
May 5: Inmate Held at Mecklenburg County Jail Dies, Sheriff Confirms
May 5: Mecklenburg Co. Inmate Dies After Medical Emergency
May 5: 33-Year-Old Man Dies After ‘Medical Emergency’ at Mecklenburg County Jail, Sheriff Says
Apr 28: Channel 9 Primary Election Guide: Meck County Sheriff and District Attorney candidates
Apr 21: Sheriff Primary Challengers Highlight Mecklenburg Jail Troubles
Apr 20: Meck County Sheriff McFadden: 'Stressful Being Incarcerated'
Apr 20: Man Dies After Being Found Hanging in Cell at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center
Apr 20: Inmate at Mecklenburg County Jail Dies; No Sign of Foul Play, Sheriff Says
Apr 20: Mecklenburg Co. Jail Inmate Dies from Apparent Suicide, Authorities Say
Apr 19: Lawsuit Filed Against Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office in Connection to Juvenile Detainee Death
Apr 18: Meck Jail Failed to Observe Teen Who Hanged Himself, Then Tried to Hide Lapses, Lawsuit Says
Apr 17: Jail Education Program Worked in Flint. Can it Work in Charlotte?
Apr 13: Where the Mecklenburg Jail is on Fixing Problems the State says Pose an 'Imminent Threat'
Apr 13: Inmate Sues Sheriff After His Sister Dies in Charlotte Jail’s Infirmary
Apr 12: Family Sues Mecklenburg Sheriff Over Jail Conditions Leading to Woman’s Death
Apr 5: Recent Death at Mecklenburg County Jail Uncovers More Safety Violations, NC Report Says
Apr 4: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Awarded National Accreditation
Apr 4: Axios Guide for Mecklenburg County Voters in the Big 2022 Primary Elections
Apr 3: 'They Put Into Our Heads That We’re Worth Something' | Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Launches Mental Health Program
Apr 2: Officials Warn of New Internet Scams
Mar 31: MCSO Failed to Document Required Supervision Rounds Leading up to Inmate's Death
Mar 28: Stun Gun Shaped Like Cell Phone Confiscated by Mecklenburg County Deputies
Mar 28: Report: Deaths on the Rise in N.C. Jails
Mar 21: Some Federal Inmates to be Moved from Mecklenburg Jail to Different Facility in Ga.
Mar 21: Feds to Move Inmates from Mecklenburg Jail. Millions of Dollars Will Go With Them.
Mar 19: Mecklenburg County Detention Center To Begin Housing Juvenile Residents From Other Counties
Mar 18: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden Calls on Leaders to Help Stop Gun Violence
Mar 15: Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused of Shooting, Injuring Meck County Deputy
Mar 14: Mecklenburg County Detention Center-Central to Resume Face-to-Face Visitation
Mar 14: Gun permit Backlog Reduced From 12K Applications to Fewer Than 400: Sheriff
Mar 14: Face-to-face Visits Will Begin Again at the Mecklenburg County Jail
Mar 13: Meck County Making ‘Significant Progress’ on Concealed Carry and Pistol Permits, Sheriff Says
Mar 11: Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Deputy’s Birthday as He Recovers After Shooting
Mar 9: MCSO Introduces New Jail Education Program
Mar 8: Mecklenburg County Sheriff McFadden Rolls Out Plan for Increasing Staff at the Jail
Mar 8: Meck. Co. Sheriff Garry McFadden Outlines Plan on How to Make Jail Safer
Mar 8: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Says Detention Center is Improving
Mar 8: Mecklenburg Jail ‘Will Never Close’ Despite Staffing Issues, Sheriff Says
Mar 8: Mecklenburg County Leaders to Hear Plans to Address Jail Staffing Issues, Safety Concerns
Mar 8: Meck County Sheriff Presents Plan to County that Addresses Jail Staffing Shortages
Mar 7: ‘Deeply saddened’: Woman dies in cell at NC jail infirmary
Mar 3: Inmate at Mecklenburg County Jail Dies, Officials Say
Mar 3: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Investigating an Inmate Death
Mar 3: Deputies Investigate Inmate’s Death at Jail in Uptown Charlotte
Mar 3: Woman Dies in Custody of Mecklenburg County Detention Center. Investigation Launched
Mar 1: Man Accused of Shooting Mecklenburg Deputy 5 Times Jailed After Release from Hospital
Mar 1: Suspect Booked into Jail Weeks After Northeast Charlotte Shootout that Left Deputy Hospitalized
Mar 1: Man Accused of Shooting Mecklenburg Deputy 5 Times Jailed After Release from Hospital
Mar 1: Officials: Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners to Discuss Sheriff's Office Inspection Report
Feb 23: Officials: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Deputy Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Northeast Charlotte
Feb 22: Meck County Sheriff’s Deputy was Shot a Total of 5 Times in Upper, Lower Body
Feb 21: Wounded Deputy Headed Home from Hospital Days After Shootout in Northeast Charlotte
Feb 21: Meck County Deputy Released From Hospital After Being Shot in Northeast Charlotte, Authorities Say
Feb 20: A Deputy was Shot and Returned Fire in a Charlotte Traffic Stop, Mecklenburg Sheriff Says
Feb 19: North Carolina Sheriff's Deputy Shot, Taken to Hospital: Police
Feb 16: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Hiring Private Security Officers to Help with Staffing Shortages at Jail
Feb 16: Meck Sheriff Hires Private Security Company to Help Staffing Shortages
Feb 16: As Jail Staffing Crisis Continues, Mecklenburg Sheriff to Spend $400K on Private Temps
Feb 15: Private Security Helping Fill Staff Vacancies at Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office
Feb 14: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Talks About Fixing Jail Issues
Feb 14: Keith Cradle
Feb 13: N.C. Jail ‘A Safe Place’: Sheriff Defends His Operation After Critical State Report
Feb 12: Mecklenburg Jail ‘A Safe Place’: Sheriff Defends His Operation After Critical NC Report
Feb 11: State Inspector Sets Deadline, Sheriff McFadden Says Changes to Detention Center Started in December
Feb 10: North Carolina Gives County 60 Days to Fix Jail Issues
Feb 10: North Carolina Gives County 60 Days to Fix Jail Issues
Feb 10: N.C. Inspectors Give Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office a Deadline to Fix Deficient Jail Conditions
Feb 10: NCDHHS Inspection Finds Meck Detention Center Failed to Meet Minimum Supervision Requirements
Feb 10: Mecklenburg Told to Fix Jail Safety After New NC Report Links Violence to Staff Shortages
Jan 26: Sheriff Changes Mandatory OT After Jail Officers Work 24-Hour Shifts
Jan 19: Mecklenburg Jail Inspection Finds Broken Fire Alarms and Smoke Detectors and Dirty Showers
Jan 19: Mecklenburg County Launches Inmate Education And Training Initiative
Jan 14: Former Jail Officer Gina Hicks Announces Campaign For Sheriff Challenger To Incumbent Garry McFadden
Jan 13: Jail Officer Fired For Providing Contraband To An Inmate, Mecklenburg Sheriff Says
Jan 13: Mecklenburg Sheriff Responds To Inspection That Flagged Safety Concerns In Jail
Jan 11: Exclusive: Inside Mecklenburg County’s Juvenile Detention Center
Jan 11: N.C. Sheriff: Yes, Our Jail Is In Crisis; Here's My Plan
Jan 11: What Mecklenburg’s Sheriff Says He’s Doing To Reverse The Crisis At The Jail
Jan 8: 1st African American Woman Runs For Sheriff Of Mecklenburg County
Jan 5: Mecklenburg Sheriff Urged to Reduce Jail Population After Inspection
Jan 5: ‘No Quick Fix’ to Mecklenburg’s COVID-Fueled Staffing Crisis in the County Jail
Jan 5: Here’s What Some NC Sheriff’s Offices Say About Taking Mecklenburg Jail Inmates
Jan 4: Mecklenburg County District Attorney Responds to Concerns at Mecklenburg County Jail
Jan 4: Report Says Conditions at Meck County Detention Center Putting Inmates, Staff at Risk
Jan 3: State Inspection Warns of Threat to Health and Safety at Meck Detention Center
Jan 3: N.C. Inspectors: Depopulation Needed Due to Critically Low Staffing Levels in ‘Unsafe’ Mecklenburg Jail
Jan 3: Charlotte’s Uptown Correctional Facility Fails State Health Inspection Report
Jan 3: Changes Coming to Meck Jail, Including Fewer Inmates, after NC Report, Sheriff Says
2021

Dec 23: State Opens Mecklenburg County Detention Center Investigation

Dec 10: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Violating State Supervision Rules

Dec 7: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Reassigning Juvenile Detention Officers to Alleviate Main Jail Staff problem

Dec 2: 23 Juveniles In Mecklenburg County Detention Center To Be Relocated Due To Staffing Shortage

Dec 2: 23 Meck Jail Relocating Some Juveniles To Help Staffing Shortages, Sheriff’s Office Says

Dec 1: Source: Some Juvenile Inmates May be Moved Due to Staffing Shortages at Detention Center

Nov 24: 'This One Turkey Brings So Much Joy' | Charlotte Groups, Restaurant Give Free Thanksgiving Meals

Nov 23: Under Trump, ICE Aggressively Recruited Sheriffs As Partners To Question And Detain Undocumented Immigrants

Nov 18: 'That’s Dangerous': Former Mecklenburg Co. Detention Officers Say Jail Is Unsafe For Staff

Nov 12: Transgender Woman Says Meck County Deputy Attacked, Sexually Assaulted Her

Nov 12: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Throws Surprise Party for Beloved Custodian

Nov 10: Be There When No Cameras Are There' | Sheriff Offers Advice To Parents Concerned With Spiking High School Violence


Nov 9: Another Assault On Jail Officer In Mecklenburg County

Nov 8: Officials: Fight Breaks Out After Detention Officer Throws Punch as Inmates Surrounded Him at Mecklenburg Jail

Nov 4: Meck Co. Deputies Investigating After Detention Center Resident Assaults 3 Officers

Nov 4: Three Mecklenburg County Detention Officers Attacked by Inmate with 'Homemade weapon'

Nov 4: Meck County Sheriff Says 3 Detention Officers Attacked by Inmate with 'Homemade Weapon'

Oct 27: FAMILY FRIENDLY VERSION: Not-so-Haunted Trails, Candy Crawls, Trunk or Treats, Drive-Thru Candy Drops, Creepy Crawlers and More Halloween Family Fun in Charlotte This Week(end)

Oct 25: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Hosting Trunk-or-Treat Event


Oct 23: Trunk or Treat with Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office

Oct 20: Meck County Detention Officer Trainee Fired After Arrest Earlier This Month Discovered

Oct 20: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Trainee Terminated First Day On The Job, Sheriff Says


Oct 18: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Celebrates Custodian's 90th Birthday


Oct 18: Mecklenburg Commissioners Back Sheriff Amid Firings, Alleged Violations At County Jail

Oct 14: Report: North Carolina Jail Violated Regulations in Two Deaths

Oct 13: From Jailer Firings to Inmate Deaths, This Timeline Outlines a Chaotic Year at Meck Jail

Oct 13: From Jailer Firings to Inmate Deaths, This Timeline Outlines a Chaotic Year at Meck Jail

Oct 11: County Leaders Still Trying To Get More Officers Vaccinated

Oct 6: North Carolina Jail Officer Fired for Having Sex With Inmate

Oct 6: North Carolina Detention Officer Fired Over Sex With Inmate

Oct 5: Mecklenburg Co. Detention Officer Terminated, Charged With Having Sex With Inmate

Oct 5: Mecklenburg Youth Representing County at National Fishing Championship

Oct 4: Charlotte Area Landlord Groups Say Eviction Court Dates Should Happen Faster

Sep 28: Meck County Detention Officer Fired After Being Charged with Assault in SC, Officials Say

Sep 27: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Employees Sport 'MCSO Vaccinated' Wristbands

Sep 27: Mecklenburg County Leaders Hold Frank Discussion About Youth And Crime

Sep 25: Camping and Mentoring Initiative Earns Grant to Expand Reach

Sep 22: Detention Officer Attacked Handcuffed Inmate: Sheriff

Sep 22: Uptown Charlotte Detention Center Officer Fired and Charged With Assault

Sep 20: "A Little Bumpy." Mecklenburg Revises Latest Totals For Employee Suspensions Over COVID Testing Rules

Sep 16: "A Little Bumpy." Mecklenburg Defends Its Launch Of COVID Testing Rules Amid Suspensions

Sep 14: Veteran Mecklenburg County Deputy Fired After DUI Arrest: Sheriff

Sep 13: Mecklenburg County Deputy Fired After DWI Charge

Sep 13: "Will Not Be Tolerated": Mecklenburg County Deputy Fired After DWI Arrest

Sep 6: Sheriff: Inmates Attempt to Assault Officers During Disturbances at Mecklenburg County jail

Sep 2: Governor Roy Cooper Signs Criminal Justice Reform Bills into Law

Aug 31: NC Governor Vetoes Doing Away with Pistol Purchase Permits

Aug 31: Charlotte, NC Launches Peer-Run Alternative to Psychiatric Hospitalization

Aug 30: Cooper Vetoes Bill Doing Away With Sheriff-Obtained Pistol Permits

Aug 28: COVID Vaccine Live Updates: Here’s What to Know in North Carolina on Aug. 28

Aug 28: COVID-19 Surges in Mecklenburg County Jail Despite Sheriff's Safety Protocol Assurances

Aug 26: Bill Limiting Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Passes N.C. Senate

Aug 26: COVID Vaccine Live Updates: Here’s What to Know in North Carolina on Aug. 26

Aug 25: COVID Outbreak at Mecklenburg Jail Sickens Dozens of Inmates, Isolates Hundreds More

Aug 23: First Day Of School For CMS Prompts Warning To Families, Drivers

Aug 23: Detention Center Officer Assaults Have Risen Sharply, Mecklenburg Sheriff Says

Aug 20: Inspectors Cite Food Safety Violations at Mecklenburg County Jail

Aug 20: First NC Peer-Run Respite Opens as Alternative to Mental Health Hospitalization

Aug 20: Bill Disabling Pistol Permit System Heads to North Carolina Governor’s Desk

Aug 19: Bill Repealing North Carolina Pistol Purchase Permit Heading to Governor

Aug 18: Firearms Advocacy Groups Sue Mecklenburg Sheriff Over Delayed Pistol Permits

Aug 17: Mecklenburg Leaders Recommend Mask Mandate for County. Here’s What Happens Next.

Aug 16: Could Mecklenburg Get a New Mask Mandate as Delta COVID Cases Rise? Here’s What We Know

Aug 11: NC Senate Reviews Bill That Would End Sheriffs Gun Permits

Aug 9: 4 School Supply Giveaway Events Planned This Week In Charlotte

Aug 7: NC Sheriff Sued Over Gun Permit Delay

Aug 6: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Sued by Gun Activists

Aug 6: Sheriff’s Office Faces Lawsuit as Gun Permit Applicants Wait Months for Approval

Aug 5: Gun-Rights Groups Sue Mecklenburg Sheriff for Delays in Issuing Gun Permits

Aug 5: This is Your Sheriff, Garry McFadden Speaks at Unity Community Rally

Aug 4: Meck County Unity Group Holds Rally to Remove Century-Old Confederate statue in Cornelius


Aug 3: National Night Out Returns To Charlotte In 2021: Details


Jul 29: Gun, Ammo Found in Man’s Backpack at N. Carolina Courthouse


Jul 27: Man Tried Entering Mecklenburg County Courthouse With Gun, Ammo, Sheriff’s Office says


Jul 27: Huntersville Man Arrested For Attempting To Enter Mecklenburg County Courthouse With Firearm


Jul 26: An Eviction Crisis Looms For Charlotte

Jul 23: Charlotte Congresswoman Pleads For Longer Eviction Freeze. Sheriff Says He Can’t.

Jul 22: NC Congresswoman Fighting for Extension on Eviction notices

Jul 21: MCSO Hosts HISET And CMS Graduation Ceremony For Residents

Jul 16: National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) Sheriffs Strongly Urge Support for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021

Jul 15: Adventure, Mentoring Await Youngsters in the Great Outdoors Camping with Cradle Initiative Launches

Jul 14: Sheriff’s Office Warns Against Potent Heroin Strain

Jul 11: NC Detention Center Officer Fired After Fight With Inmate

Jul 11: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officer Fired After Fight With Inmate

Jul 9: Mecklenburg Jail Officer Fired After Fight With Inmate, Sheriff’s Office Says

Jul 9: Mecklenburg Jail Officer Fired After Fight With Inmate, Sheriff’s Office Says

Jun 29: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Cut With 'Homemade Weapon'

Jun 28: Inmate Bit Jail Officer and Cut Her with ‘Homemade Weapon,’ Mecklenburg Sheriff Says

Jun 28: Detention Center Officer Bitten, Cut With Homemade Weapon

Jun 28: Charlotte Inmate Bites, Attacks Detention Officer with Weapon

Jun 27: NC Detention Officer Stabbed, Seriously Injured in Altercation with Inmate

Jun 24: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Mourning Loss of K-9 Deputy

Jun 22: Inmate Dies After Being Found Unresponsive in Mecklenburg County Jail Cell

Jun 22: Inmate Found Dead at Mecklenburg County Detention Center a Day After Arrest

Jun 22: Another Person Dies After Being Found Unresponsive at Mecklenburg Jail; 3rd This Year

Jun 22: Mecklenburg County Inmates Given Tablets, Can Message Family, Listen To Music and Watch Movies

Jun 22: Sheriff Explains Inmate Access To Tablets

Jun 20: ‘So Glad to See Him.’ Mecklenburg Jail Briefly Lifts Restrictions for Father’s Day

Jun 20: Children of Inmates Reunite with Dads on Father's Day

Jun 11: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Reconnecting Families for Father’s Day

Jun 11: Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff: Family, Friends Mailing Letters Laced With Drugs To Inmates

Jun 10: Inmate Visits At County Jail To Resume For Father's Day Weekend

Jun 9: COVID Vaccine Live Updates: Here’s What To Know in North Carolina on June 10

Jun 9: Mecklenburg Jail Allows In-Person Father’s Day Visits, First Time Since COVID Shutdown

Jun 9: Detention Officer Faces Charges For Recurring Rape Of Transgender Inmate

Jun 8: North Carolina Correctional Officer Charged with Sex Assault Against Transgender Inmate: Sheriff

Jun 7: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Terminated, Charged With Sexually Assaulting Transgender Inmate

Jun 7: NC Jailer Charged with Multiple Sex Crimes. Sources Say Victim is a Transgender Inmate

May 29: NC Jailer Under Investigation in Alleged Sexual Assault of Trans Inmate, Sources Say

May 26: NC Jailer Under Investigation in Alleged Sexual Assault of Trans Inmate, Sources Say

May 26: Detention Officer Suspended Pending Misconduct Investigation

May 25: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officer Suspended Amid Investigation

May 25: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Suspended Pending Investigation

May 25: Sheriff Garry McFadden Makes Statement One Year After George Floyd’s Death

May 23: Second Inmate This Month Dies at North Carolina Jail After Being Found Unresponsive

May 22: 2nd Inmate Dies After Being Found Unresponsive at Jail

May 16: Camping Group Brings Charlotte Kids to the Outdoors

May 14: Inmate Dies After Found Unresponsive in Mecklenburg Co. jail

May 14: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Reports In-Custody Death Of A 20-Year-Old

May 13: Beyond Ending Shackling, a New Bill Opens Up Questions About Children Born to Incarcerated Moms

May 5: One Year Later, ‘Raise The Age’ Law Getting Mixed Reviews

May 4: North Carolina Jail Employee Stabbed Several Times by Inmate

May 3: Meck County Sergeant Hospitalized After Stabbed 3 Times by Inmate

May 3: County Jail Official Stabbed by Inmate with 'Homemade Weapon,' Meck sheriff says

May 3: Mecklenburg Co. Sergeant Attacked, Stabbed by Inmate

May 3: Mecklenburg County Jail Employee Stabbed Several Times by Inmate

Apr 29: Active Shooter Survival Training Offered Online Today: MCSO

Apr 26: Gun Sales Skyrocket in Carolinas as Calls for Control Grow Louder

Apr 23: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Was Ready To Offer Vaccine To Protesters If Arrested

Apr 20: "Justice has spoken." Charlotte Leaders Still Believe More Work Needs To Be Done After Chauvin Verdict

Apr 20: Mecklenburg County Sheriff McFadden Helps Sheriff in Minneapolis Prepare for Aftermath of Chauvin Verdict

Mar 31: Triad Leaders Condemn Bill Requiring ICE Cooperation

Mar 26: Mecklenburg County Deputies Admit Fault After Teen Facing Juvenile, Adult Charges Released Erroneously

Mar 25: Sheriff, Family of 21-Year-Old Killed in Charlotte Calls on Violence to End

Mar 25: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Staff Wrongly Releases 16-Year-Old Juvenile From Custody

Mar 25: Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff’s Office Mistakenly Releases Juvenile

Mar 24: Here's What's Different About The New NC Bill That Would Make Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE


Mar 21: Bill Would Release Officer Records, Make Rioting a Felony


Mar 21: NC Bill Would Release Officer Records, Make Rioting a Felony


Mar 19: Bill Would Release Officer Records, Make Rioting a Felony

Mar 16: Courts Face Backlogs Due to COVID-19 Shutdowns as Families Wait for Justice

Mar 16: Mecklenburg County Jail Inmates to Get COVID-19 Vaccine in April as Part of Group 4

Mar 13: N.C. Senate Passes New Bill to Require Cooperation with ICE

Mar 12: Mecklenburg County Sheriff, Detention Center Staff to Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines

Mar 10: The Link Between Immigration Enforcement and Babies' Health

Mar 10: Another Bill Tries to Force North Carolina Sheriffs to Assist ICE

Mar 9: Mecklenburg County Jail Officers Injured During Struggle with Inmate

Mar 9: 'Tensions are High'; Inmate Accused of Attacking 3 Detention Officers, Sergeant in Mecklenburg Jail

Mar 9: Another Bill Tries to Force NC Sheriffs to Assist ICE

Mar 9: Inmate Wielding Sharp Object Injures Officers at Uptown facility

Mar 9: Lawmakers Again Try to Force Uncooperative North Carolina Sheriffs to Assist ICE

Mar 9: Another Bill Tries to Force NC Sheriffs to Assist ICE

Feb 25: Meck Sheriff Responds After Man at Center of ICE Conflict Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Feb 25: Why I Oppose Bills to Force NC Sheriffs to Honor ICE Detainers

Feb 22: Miscommunication and Lack of Plan Marred Tent City Abatement Order

Feb 21: Charlotte Homeless Encampment 'Tent City' Cleared Out Following Abatement Order

Feb 19: Mecklenburg County Leaders at Odds with City of Charlotte, Law Enforcement as ‘Tent City’ Residents Pushed Out Due to Rat Infestation

Feb 19: As Deadline to Vacate Tent City Looms, County and City Leaders Spar

Feb 18: Top Mecklenburg County Law Enforcement Leaders Share How they Perceived Events in 2020 as Black Men

Feb 18: As Deadline Looms to Relocate Tent City Residents, Leaders Point Fingers Over Who Should Help

Feb 18: Grassroots Response Launched to Help Uptown Tent City Residents Initiative Aims to Transition from Encampment

Feb 18: Mecklenburg County Leaders at Odds with City of Charlotte, Law Enforcement as ‘Tent City’ Residents Pushed Out Due to Rat Infestation

Feb 18: The Blame Game & Charlotte’s Tent City

Feb 17: "I'm still a Black man" | Top Mecklenburg County Law Enforcement Leaders Share How they Perceived Events in 2020 as Black Men

Feb 10: "Come and See Me Before You Pull the Trigger": Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff Addresses Recent Homicides; Vigil Held for Murdered Teen

Feb 8: Mecklenburg County Reports Just Three Inmates with COVID-19

Feb 7: Gun Sales are Surging in Charlotte

Feb 7: January, 2021 Sets New Record For Gun Sales

Feb 6: Anti-Violence Event Held in Charlotte

Feb 6: In Jail, Job Skills Take Root in Collaboration with Sheriff, Gardeners

Feb 5: Charlotte Moms Push for Ban on Bond in Murder Cases

Feb 2: Charlotte Teen Leads Charge Against Violence

Jan 28: Emails Reveal COVID Confusion, Riots and Staff Shortages in Mecklenburg County Jail

Jan 27: Rep. Dan Bishop. Sen. Thom Tillis Want to Bring an End to 'Sanctuary Cities'

Jan 27: Juveniles Test Negative for COVID-19 after Potential Exposure at Mecklenburg Co. Detention Center

Jan 25: Mecklenburg County Jail Releases Vaccine Plan Amid Declining Cases

Jan 25: Former Keene State Soccer Star Works Inauguration Security

Jan 24: Charlotte’s ‘Unprecedented’ Demand for Guns and Ammo is Fueled by More than Politics

Jan 22: Charlotte’s ‘Unprecedented’ Demand for Guns and Ammo is Fueled by More than Politics

Jan 22: Charlotte’s ‘Unprecedented’ Demand for Guns and Ammo is Fueled by More than Politics

Jan 21: Gone Camping: Living for Opportunity in the Great Outdoors

Jan 20: How Immigration Changes Could Impact Mecklenburg County

Jan 20: President Biden Addresses Immigration Policy Reform During First Day in Office

Jan 20: Dozens of Mecklenburg County Deputies Helping Protect Washington, D.C.

Jan 19: Deputies from Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Prepared to Provide Security Assistance for Inauguration

Jan 18: Mecklenburg County Deputies Heading to D.C.

Jan 18: Hundreds of Local Officers Sent to Washington D.C. to Help with Inauguration Security

Jan 18: 40 Meck County Deputies Sent to DC to Help with Security at Biden’s Inauguration

Jan 17: Mecklenburg Co. Deputies Prepare for Inauguration Trip to D.C.

Jan 15: More Than 100 Charlotte Officers Heading To Nation’s Capital Ahead Of Inauguration Day

Jan 15: Dozens of Mecklenburg County Deputies Leave for Washington as Part of Biden Inauguration Security

Jan 8: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Reports Decrease in COVID-19 Cases at Jail, First Vaccination Being Planned

Jan 8: COVID-19 Cases Decrease at Mecklenburg County jail, Officials Say
2020

Dec 24: Mixed Reactions Over Executive Order Allowing To-Go Cocktails


Dec 14: Mecklenburg County Jail Lifts Lockdown after Completing COVID-19 Testing


Dec 10: Jail COVID Outbreak Spikes: 107 Inmates Test Positive; Jail Locked Down for 2 days


Dec 10: Mecklenburg Jail on Lockdown as 107 Inmates, More Than 20 Staff Members Actively Positive for Coronavirus


Dec 10: Mecklenburg County Detention Center in Lockdown as COVID-19 Outbreak Spreads


Dec 10: Meck County Jail on 48-Hour Lockdown; More Than 100 Inmates Infected with COVID-19


Dec 10: Mecklenburg County Detention Center on Lockdown After a Rise in Positive COVID-19 Cases


Dec 9: GTL and the Brian Hamilton Foundation Team Up to Provide Free Entrepreneurship Courses in Correctional Facilities Nationwide


Dec 5: Meck County Sheriff’s Office Gives Out Free Gun Locks to Try to Stop Accidental Shootings


Dec 4: 'We Are Playing With People’s Lives': 65 Meck County Jail Inmates Have COVID-19


Dec 3: 65 Inmates Test Positive for Coronavirus, 255 in Isolation or Quarantine at Mecklenburg Jail


Dec 3: COVID-19 Cases at Mecklenburg County Detention Center-Central Continue to Rise


Dec 3: COVID Cases Continue to Increase at Mecklenburg County Jail


Dec 3: Meck Jail Battered By Its Biggest Surge Yet of COVID-19 Cases. Here’s Who Caused It.


Dec 3: Mecklenburg Jail Battered By Its Biggest Surge Yet of COVID-19 Cases


Dec 1: NYU Experts Offer 'Evidence-Based' Smart Policing Plan


Nov 25: 18 Inmates Test Positive For Coronavirus At Mecklenburg Jail


Nov 25: ICE Launches Billboard Campaign In Charlotte Area Aimed At Sanctuary Policies


Nov 25: 10th annual Cops and Barbers turkey giveaway event held in Charlotte


Nov 24: Hundreds Line Up For Thanksgiving Dinner Drive-Thru In West Charlotte


Nov 24: Officials Investigating Whether Jail Officers Did Required Checks Before Rockingham County Teen Died


Nov 23: Officials Investigating Whether Jail Officers Did Required Checks Before Teen Died


Nov 23: Officials Investigating Whether Jail Officers Did Required Checks Before Teen Died


Nov 23: Officials Investigating Whether Jail Officers Did Required Checks Before Teen Died


Nov 21: Inmate at Charlotte Juvenile Detention Center Dies by Apparent Suicide


Nov 21: Teen Dies of Apparent Suicide Saturday at Mecklenburg Jail North, NC Officials Say


Nov 21: Juvenile Dies from Apparent Suicide at Mecklenburg Detention Center


Nov 17: Even With Protections, Thousands Face Eviction


Nov 12: ICE Billboards Of Wanted Illegal Immigrants Is ‘Misinformation,’ North Carolina Sheriff Says


Nov 11: ICE Billboards Of Wanted Illegal Immigrants Is ‘Misinformation,’ North Carolina Sheriff Says


Nov 11: ICE Billboards Of Wanted Illegal Immigrants Is ‘Misinformation,’ North Carolina Sheriff Says


Nov 10: Mecklenburg Sheriff Says ICE Is Spreading Untruths, Blasts New Charlotte Billboards


Nov 10: Mecklenburg Sheriff Says ICE Is Spreading Untruths, Blasts New Charlotte Billboards


Nov 10: NC Billboards Appear Showing Released ICE Suspects; Sheriff Disagrees About Message


Nov 10: 'Misleading' Billboards Showing Wanted ICE Suspects Appear Around Charlotte


Nov 10: Mecklenburg Sheriff Says ICE Is Spreading Untruths, Blasts New Charlotte Billboards


Nov 9: New ICE Billboards On Charlotte Interstates Warn Of Dangerous Immigration Violators


Nov 9: New ICE Billboards On Charlotte Interstates Warn Of Dangerous Immigration Violators


Nov 9: New ICE Billboards On Charlotte Interstates Warn Of Dangerous Immigration Violators


Nov 9: New ICE Billboards On Charlotte Interstates Warn Of Dangerous Immigration Violators


Nov 5: Concealed Gun Permit Applications Surge In Mecklenburg County, Prompting Delays


Nov 5: 'Unprecedented' Surge In Gun Permits Reported In Mecklenburg


Nov 5: 'Unprecedented' Surge In Gun Permits Reported In Mecklenburg


Nov 5: Surge in Purchase Permit and New Concealed Carry Applications


Nov 1: Local Families Find Unique Ways To Celebrate Halloween While Staying Safe


Oct 31: Charlotte Families Get Creative To Safely Celebrate Halloween


Oct 31: How One Formerly Incarcerated Man Went From Never Voting To Volunteering At The Polls


Oct 30: Will North Carolina’s Jailed Voters Be Represented In This Election?


Oct 28: Operation “Watchful Eye” Verifies Addresses Of 1,005 Sex Offenders In Mecklenburg County


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
2022
2021
2020
2022
Sep 21: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Appointed to Faith-Based Security Advisory Council
Sep 15: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Dies In Off-Duty Motorcycle Crash
Sep 6: First Confirmed Case of Monkeypox in the Mecklenburg County Detention Center
Aug 25: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Is Court Ordered to Release Law Enforcement Recordings of Deputy-Involved Shooting
Aug 8: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officer Arrested for Bringing Illegal Items to a Detention Center Resident
Aug 8: Healthcare Provider Employee Arrested and Charged for Bringing a Cell Phone to a Mecklenburg County Detention Center Resident
Ju1 27: MCSO’s 2nd Annual Stars & Cars Back to School Supply Giveaway
Ju1 11: Sheriff McFadden Responds to Gov. Cooper Veto of Senate Bill 101
Ju1 6: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident
Ju1 1: Sheriff McFadden’s Response to the Passage of Senate Bill 101
Ju1 1: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Encourages Safety during July 4th Weekend
Jun 29: Sheriff McFadden Highlights (R)IGNITE Progress and Receives Triple Crown Award during National Sheriff’s Association Conference
Jun 24: MCSO to Discontinue Operating the Juvenile Detention Center
Jun 10: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident
Jun 10: Sheriff McFadden’s Response to the Consent Order Regarding MCSO Permitting Process
Jun 2: MCSO Deputies Recover Drugs, Weapons and Cash during Eviction Three Suspects Arrested and Charged
May 24: Erroneously Released Resident at Mecklenburg County Detention Center Returned to Custody
May 20: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer
May 20: Mecklenburg County Detention Officer Arrested: Magistrate Found No Probable Cause
May 18: Case Update: MCSO Deputies Searching for Suspect after Assault at Mecklenburg County Courthouse
May 17: MCSO Deputies Searching for Suspect after Assault at Mecklenburg County Courthouse
May 14: Resident at Mecklenburg County Detention Center Erroneously Released
May 13: MCSO Launches Learning Lab
May 11: Sheriff McFadden Addresses Superior Court Judge’s Order Granting Preliminary Injunction
May 6: MCSO Conducts Traffic Enforcement Operation
May 5: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident
Apr 21: Mecklenburg County Detention Center 2021 HiSET Report Highlights the Impact of Educational Programs
Apr 19: Resident at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center Dies from Apparent Suicide
Apr 12: MCSO Day of Service to Assist Elderly Resident
Apr 8: McDowell Parking Deck Fees Waived for MCSO
Apr 4: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Awarded National Accreditation by CALEA®
Apr 1: MCSO to Host Annual “Health is Wealth” Blood Drive
Mar 31: MCSO Partners with You Can Vote Organization to Register Residents to Vote
Mar 18: MCSO to Assist Department of Public Safety with Housing Juvenile Residents
Mar 14: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Central to Resume Face-to-Face Visitation
Mar 11: MCSO Announces Significant Progress to Gun Permits Backlog
Mar 9: MCSO Launches (R)IGNITE Program at Mecklenburg County Detention Center Central
Mar 9: MCSO lanza (R)IGNITE Program en el Centro de Detención Central del Condado de Mecklenburg (Spanish Version)
Mar 8: MCSO Submits Plan of Correction to NC Department of Health and Human Services
Mar 3: Case Update: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident
Mar 2: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident
Mar 2: MCSO to Officially Launch (R)IGNITE Education and Training Program for Detention Center Residents
Feb 19: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop
Feb 10: MCSO Response to NCDHHS Supplemental Biannual Inspection and Complaint Investigation of the Mecklenburg County Detention Center
Jan 28: MCSO to Host Third Vaccination Clinic for Employees
Jan 18: MCSO Announces Partnership to Launch Education and Training Program for Detention Center Residents
Jan 12: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer
Jan 3: MCSO Response to NC Department of Health and Human Services Findings During the Recent Inspection of the Mecklenburg County Detention Center
2021

Dec 21: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Central Hosts Third COVID-19 Vaccination Event for Residents


Dec 15: MCSO Hosts Shop with a Sheriff


Dec 10: Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry L. McFadden's Response to December 9, 2021, WCNC (Nate Morabito) Story and FOP (Daniel Redford) Letter


Dec 9: MCSO Awarded Grant to Fund Peer Support Program


Dec 2: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Public Safety Relocating Juvenile Residents to Assist with Staffing Shortages


Nov 18: COVID-19 Vaccine, Booster, Flu Vaccine Offered to Mecklenburg County Detention Center Residents


Nov 9: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officer Assaulted by Residents


Nov 4: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officers Assaulted by Resident


Nov 1: COVID-19 Cases at Mecklenburg County Detention Center Reaches Zero for a Second Time


Nov 1: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Concludes Sex Offender Operation "Watchful Eye"


Oct 22: MCSO Trunk or Treat: A Safe Halloween Alternative


Oct 21: MCSO Welcomes Councilman Braxton Winston for Resident Town Hall


Oct 20: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer Trainee


Oct 18: Detention Center Custodian Surprised with 90th Birthday Celebration


Oct 5: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer Following Criminal Sex Charges


Sep 30: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and Local Faith Leaders to Host Faith & Blue Candlelight Prayer Vigil


Sep 28: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer


Sep 27: MCSO Seeks Public Input on Accreditation


Sep 22: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer


Sep 13: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Deputy Following DWI Charge


Sep 3: MCSO Offers Tips for a Safe Labor Day Weekend


Sep 2: MCSO Deputies Issue Speeding Citations in Two School Zones


Sep 1: Sheriff McFadden Supports Dignity for Women Who are Incarcerated Act


Aug 25: COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in the Mecklenburg County Detention Center


Aug 23: Sheriff McFadden Offers Safety Tips for Back to School


Aug 17: MCSO Female Behavioral Health Unit One Year Anniversary


Aug 13: Campus Safety: Do You Know How To Avoid A Dangerous Situation?


Jul 27: MCSO Deputies Arrest Man Attempting to Enter County Courthouse with a Firearm


Jul 22: Sheriff McFadden Responds to Congresswoman Adams' Letter


Jul 20: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Implements Meal for Eid al-Adha


Jul 20: MCSO Hosts HISET and CMS Graduation Ceremony


Jul 9: Sheriff Garry L. McFadden Terminates Detention Officer


Jul 1: Sheriff McFadden Invited to Address the National Sheriff’s Association


Jun 28: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officer Injured by Resident


Jun 22: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident


Jun 22: New Re-Entry Support Services (RESS) Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


Jun 8: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Remains Committed to Residents, Families and Friends Staying Connected and Reopens Visitation at the Detention Center for Father’s Day Weekend


Jun 7: Sheriff McFadden Terminates Detention Officer Kyle Harris After Charges of Sexual Assault


May 25: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officer Suspended Pending Investigation


May 25: Sheriff McFadden Releases Statement on the One Year Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death


May 22: Resident at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center Dies from Apparent Suicide


May 14: In-Custody Death of Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Resident


May 3: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Sergeant Attacked by Resident


Apr 20: Sheriff McFadden Responds to Verdict in Derek Chauvin Trial


Apr 12: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Implements New Video-Conferencing Tool


Apr 9: COVID-19 Vaccine offered to Mecklenburg County Detention Center Residents


Mar 26: Juvenile Resident at the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Detention Center Erroneously Released Safely Returned


Mar 19: The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Stands in Solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Island Community and Condemns Acts of Violence


Mar 17: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Central Awarded National Accreditation for a 7th Time


Mar 12: Mecklenburg County Sheriff, Deputies, Staff to Begin Receiving Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine


Mar 12: MCSO Welcomes New K-9 Deputies


Mar 9: Mecklenburg County Detention Center Officers and Sergeant Attacked by Resident


Mar 2: Sheriff McFadden Responds to 'Release of Violent Criminals from County Jail (Detention Center)' Report


Feb 25: Sheriff McFadden Responds to Federal Sentencing of Luis Pineda-Ancheta


Feb 25: Sheriff McFadden Responds to Senate Bill 101


Feb 19: MCSO Provides Security for Grassroots Organization Assisting the Homeless


Feb 19: Mecklenburg County Detention Centers Report Zero Cases of COVID-19


Feb 18: Sheriff McFadden Responds to Mecklenburg County Abatement Order for North End Encampment


Feb 8: COVID-19 Cases at Detention Center Continue to Decrease Due to Widespread Testing


Jan 27: Juveniles Test Negative for COVID-19 after Potential Exposure at Detention Center


Jan 14: MCSO Deputies to Assist with Security for Presidential Inauguration


Jan 8: COVID-19 Cases Decrease Significantly at Detention Center Central

2020

Dec 23: SCAM ALERT: Texts Claim Deadline has Passed for Concealed Weapons Permits


Dec 23: MCSO Spreads Holiday Cheer from the Detention Center to the Community


Dec 14: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Lifts Detention Center Lockdown Following an Increase in Positive COVID 19 Cases


Dec 11: The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Announces Detention Center Lockdown Following an Increase in Positive COVID 19 Cases at Detention Center Central


Dec 9: GTL and the Brian Hamilton Foundation Team Up to Provide Free Entrepreneurship Courses in Correctional Facilities Nationwide


Dec 3: COVID 19 Cases at Detention Center Central Continue to Rise


Nov 21: Death of Juvenile Resident at the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Detention Center from Apparent Suicide


Nov 10: Sheriff McFadden Responds to ICE’s Deployment of Misleading Billboards


Nov 5: Surge in Purchase Permit and New Concealed Carry Applications


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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