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Central Division Commander Captain Hulsey

CMPD January Newsletter

Happy New Year! What’s your 2013 Resolution? How about considering crime prevention? What’s more important than your family’s safety? We’ll use thus month’s newsletter to review some quick and easy crime prevention tips. The ultimate goal of Crime Prevention is to reduce the risk of being a victim. In order to do this effectively, it […]

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Vinton presents Trish Hobson with a donation for the Shelter.

Tis The Season Part Deux

The First Ward Community Fund continued it’s holiday giving with a $500.00 donation to the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte. The Shelter provides food and shelter to approximately 500 men per night. Trish Hobson was please to receive the gift on behalf of the Shelter. Although funding has been stable for the last few years there […]

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VK, Bob Szymkiewicz and Stan

Take A Slice Out Of Cancer

Today several members of the First Ward Community Fund board delivered a donation and few items which will be auctioned at the annual Take a Slice Out of Cancer event at Villa Francesca. Stan Washington, VK Simpson and I had the chance to spend some time with Louie Suppa who is the brains behind this […]

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DNC Street map

DNC Street Access

Getting around Uptown and First Ward will be a challenge during the Democratic National Convention. To aid residents the City of Charlotte has developed an excellent web site that lists street closure for the DNC . Click here for maps. Residents can expect a high level of police activity to guard against possible trouble. Please […]

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Gatorade for CMPD Central Division

Happy Fourth!

Happy Fourth to one and all! Yesterday; a few members of the First Ward Community Fund board delivered a supply of Gatorade to the Central Division for the  men and women who will be protecting us, in Uptown, on Independence Day. CMPD will be working twelve hour shifts and it is going to be hot, […]

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Police bike ride

2012 Law Enforcement Bicycle Ride to DC

The First Ward Community fund is donating $500.00 to help support CMPD’s annual Bicycle Bide to DC. Each year, since 2007, CMPD Officers have made the ride to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial as a way to honor fallen comrades. This year they honor Fred Thorton who’s name will be added to the memorial. Money […]

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Mayor Foxx talks about the importance of the Neighborhood Watch Program

National Night Out – 2011

The 28th Annual National Night Out (NNO), a unique crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Charlotte, North Carolina, August 2, 2011: The First Ward Community Fund and Charlotte Housing Authority will host their annual “Party with the Police” as […]

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Bike Officer Simpson

Two New Police Bikes

The First Ward Community Fund gives two new police bikes to the officers of the Central Division. Charlotte, North Carolina, January 4th, 2011:  Today the First Ward Community Fund presented a pair of police bikes to the Central Division of CMPD. In the latter part of 2010 the Fund organized a raffle, as a fundraiser, […]

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