CMS Police Department

  • The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Police Department (CMSPD) is a fully authorized state police agency, providing police and security services to all Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Campuses and property to include over 146,000 students and 18,000 district staff members. The department is comprised of two divisions--patrol and investigative services--with a special emphasis on community-oriented policing to provide a safe and secure learning environment for all CMS students, staff, parents and community. In addition, the CMSPD regularly collaborates with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.