• Charlotte council member releases documentary on CMPD ridealong


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - More than 200 people gathered in South End to watch a documentary about what Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers experience each night.

    Charlotte city council member Tariq Bokhari released his documentary, "10-18: Officers Need Assistance.”

    Bokhari tweeted Sunday that he had just finished putting it together.

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    Bokhari recently road along with Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers to see what they go through every day.

    Bokhari told Channel 9 it was an "eye-opening ride” and he saw the best and worst of Charlotte that night.

    He spoke with them about their salary, which has been an ongoing issue for many officers.

    The documentary aired at 2 p.m. Sunday in the barrel room at Triple C Brewing on Griffith Street.

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