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Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15. Flags are at half-staff today in honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Each year on May 15, the nation recognizes the many men and women of law enforcement who lost their lives or were injured in the line of duty. Quotable “Today, we honor the memories and sacrifices of brave law enforcement […]

Rep. Adams addresses tragedy in Charlotte

April 30. US Rep. Alma S. Adams released this statement regarding the tragedy in Charlotte yesterday: “Yesterday, our community witnessed a glaring example of the courage and bravery that our men and women in uniform, our first responders, and our medical professionals exhibit every day. “Three members of the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force and […]

Police Blotter: Feb. 21-27

As reported by the Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 240224071 Larceny 10005 Bailey Rd 12:54:28 02/24/24 ACT Archer, Michael 240225014 Larceny 18635 Old Statesville Rd 02:41:10 02/25/24 ASN Circle K 240225042 Larceny Vehicle 16930 W Catawba Av 10:25:00 02/25/24 ASN Richardson, Jacques Arrests Arrest Charge Defendant DOB Gender Race […]

Firefighters, police officers recognized by LKN Chamber

Oct. 20. Police officers and firefighters from Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville were honored by The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce at the annual Public Safety luncheon at Northstone Country Club this week. Cornelius Lt. Sam Rivers, Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department Officer Matthew Piwowar, Cornelius Police Department Davidson Deputy Chief Kevin Goveia, Davidson Fire Department Corporal Nicholas […]

Public invited to comment on Cornelius police through online portal

July 10. The Cornelius Police Department invites members of the public to offer comments through an online public portal as part of a program to maintain accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA). The purpose is to receive comments regarding the agency’s compliance with CALEA standards, engagement in the service […]

The dunk tank is a CPD tradition at National Night Out

Cornelius PD registering for National Night Out sponsors and vendors

July 6. The Cornelius Police Department and Cornelius Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting National Night out on Tuesday, August 1, at Smithville Park. This free public event from from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm will promote community safety and crime prevention. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy local community safety vendors, children’s […]

Letter: Good job Chief Davidson

[Letter to the Editor] July 5. A big thank you to Davidson Police Chief Kim Davidson for his response to the recent use of the n-word in local vandalism. The chief, and the officers who serve with him, showed great professionalism in responding to this angry, senseless, awful act. Both the police and town council […]

Chicken guards Davidson Police parking lot

May 18.  A vigilant chicken has taken up residence in the parking lot of the Davidson Police Department. “Officer Cluck” has been seen patrolling the lot, watching for potential criminals, and occasionally chasing officers. The department introduced Officer Cluck in the Community Connections newsletter. Good peep “He’s a great addition to the department and a good […]

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Virtual Police will ask more people to self-report, self-arrest

April 1. New remote policing software is expected to save the Town between $1 million and $1.2 million in the new fiscal year which begins July 1. The virtual positions will pay $40 an hour to start, with retirees and layabouts the most likely to be hired. “Virtual policing is where the future of law […]

Sgt. Connors retires

March 1. Police Sgt. Jeff Connors has retired following more than 30 years in law enforcement. Connors has been with Cornelius PD since 2003, serving as a patrol officer, community policing sergeant and background investigator. Connors earned the Distinguished Service Award for his exemplary service to the department, contributions to programming and professional excellence.