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CMPD Chief Kerr Putney / NC Legislative Update

Chief Kerr Putney

Friday, August 28

CMPD Chief Kerr Putney discusses the work left to be done in building stronger police and community relationships. Followed by a recap of a busy week in the North Carolina legislature.

  Part 1
CMPD Chief Kerr Putney joins us in the aftermath of the Randall Kerrick mistrial which resulted in only minor protests and few arrests.  But Putney sees the department’s work as being far from over. He shares his thoughts on community building, race relations and how police interact with the community in the first part of the program.

Kerr Putney - Chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Chief Putney talks with Mike Collins.
North Carolina Legislative building
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North Carolina Legislative building.

Part 2

A recap of a busy week in Raleigh with lawmakers grappling with the budget, charter schools, Medicaid and more. 

Tom Bullock - WFAE reporter

Ben Bradford - WFAE reporter

WFAE reporters update us on the legislature and state budget process.