The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department Chief, Johnny Jennings has been infected with the Coronavirus. On December 8, 2020 Chief Jennings received confirmation that he tested positive for COVID-19.

The Chief immediately quarantined himself at home several days ago after learning that he had been exposed to the virus.

Chief Jennings is feeling a bit fatigued. He will conduct department meetings from home. Jennings says the daily CMPD operations will resume without interruption and be carried out by members of the executive staff.

A judge in Charlotte has also been infected with the Coronavirus. Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch tested positive for COVID-19 on December 4, 2020.