Charlotte, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Charlotte is a city in Mecklenburg County with an estimated population of 859,035 according to the 2017 census. This is the most populated city in the entire state and serves as the county seat. The city’s current mayor is Vi Alexander Lyles.

Mayor: Vi Alexander Lyles
Address: 600 East Fourth Street, 15th Floor, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-336-2241
Email: mayor@charlottenc.gov

As of November 2018, 922 registered sex offenders are residing in Charlotte. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 913 to 1 which is smaller than the state average.

Charlotte, North Carolina Police Station Information

The total number of reported incidents in Charlotte in 2016 was 43,292. This gave the city a total crime rate of 4,830 crimes for every 100,000 people. It was much higher than the North Carolina crime rate (3,110 crimes for every 100,000 people). The national crime rate at the time was also much lower in comparison at 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people. The most common crime committed during that year was theft.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department can be found along E. Trade Street. It is headed by Chief Kerr Putney​. The MCPD is comprised of several bureaus such as Field Services, Investigative Services, Support Services, and Special Services. The Field Services has 13 patrol divisions overseen by Deputy Chief Coerte Voorhees. The Investigative Services Bureau can also be divided into several divisions such as the Violent Crimes Division which handles robberies and sexual assault cases, and the Special Victims Division which handles domestic violence, crimes against children, financial crimes, and cyber crimes.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Address: 601 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-336-7600
Fax: 704-336-6599

Charlotte Police Dept
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Additional Information:
Address 1: 601 E Trade St
City: Charlotte
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 28202-2940
County: Mecklenburg County
Phone #: 704-336-2337
Fax #: 704-336-5714
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 746427
Number of Officers: 1524

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department uses the jails operated by the Mecklenburg County. The MCJ-Central is located along East Fourth Street. It serves as an arrest processing center and a pre-trial detention facility. Jail North, on the other hand, is Spector Drive. This Direct Supervision Facility houses 614 sentenced inmates who are classified as minimum-medium security risk. All inmates are allowed two free 25-minute on-site personal/family video visits each week, though not on the same day. Any additional internet visits are allowed remotely for a fee.

Jail Central
801 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 314-5200

Mecklenburg Sheriff Jail Center

Jail North
5235 Spector Drive,
Charlotte, NC 28269
(980) 314-5500

Mecklenburg Sheriff Jail

Open Records Request in Charlotte, North Carolina

Public records in the city of Charlotte are available online through the Open Data Portal. You can choose the correct department to view the available documents. You can also submit a public record request to the City Clerk. You can download the form from the city government’s website.

Charlotte Open Data Portal

City Clerk’s Office:
600 East Fourth Street, 7th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202-2857
704-336-2248
cityclerk@charlottenc.gov

Police Reports in Charlotte, North Carolina

You can search for accident reports online through the LexisNexis portal. You will need to enter the state and jurisdiction as well as the report number, the complete name of the complaint/victim, the date of the incident, and the location of the accident.

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