CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department along with the community are mourning the death of one of its veteran officers.
“Rest easy, brother,” CMPD tweeted. “Your CMPD family misses you greatly.”
CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings tweeted Tuesday morning that 28-year Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Officer Julio Herrera died.
“It’s with a heavy heart that I share with our CLT family of Ofc. Julio Herrera’s passing,” the Chief Jennings tweeted. “He has spent the last 28 years serving the CLT community.”
Herrera leaves behind his wife and two children, according to Jennings as he requests prayers for the family.
The veteran officer also mentored students.
“He’ll also be missed by the many students he mentored at Ardrey Kell High School,” Jennings wrote.
No information additional information has been released on his passing.