WATCH: Channel 9 sits down with new CMPD chief for one-on-one interview

Channel 9 sits down with new CMPD chief in one-on-one interview

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Johnny Jennings was not the chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department the night officers used a controversial strategy to disperse protesters in uptown Charlotte.

But since taking over the role in July, he’s spent a lot of time explaining what happened and why it won’t ever happen again.

>> In the video at the top of the page Jennings sits down with us in a one-on-one interview to talk about what he feels the community needs to focus on instead.

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