WSOC TV joins the small group of voices speaking out about Chief Monroe's operation, with a story regarding the changes to the command structure and the CMPD Reserve Unit.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Reserve police officers say they're ready to walk off the job.
A new policy is changing the rules for reserve officers. They're volunteer officers who have all the training and authority as regular patrolmen.
The officers are now being forced to wear a different badge. They're now required to work some holidays, and they're now assigned to different patrol divisions.
One officer, who asked that Eyewitness News not reveal his identity, said the decisions were made without consulting reserve officers.
"With total disregard, decisions were made with no input from the reserve unit," he told Eyewitness News.
CMPD brass said the volunteers must be used when and where they're needed most.
"We're putting the focus back on where the reserves working, which is at the neighborhood level," said Maj. Vicki Foster.
Foster said the department expects to lose a few officers because of the change, but doubts it will be a large number.
They are Reserves and they work for free, they deserve a little more respect. Charlotte deserves better of Rodney Monroe.
Watch the entire WSOC video here: CMPD Reserve Officers Threaten To Quit
Prior Cedar Posts about CMPD Reserve Unit: Rodney Monroe Shows CMPD Reserve Officers the Door.
Also check out the Charlotte Observer's forum on: Chief Rodney Monroe