Here it is, in draft form a random list of RoMo events that have shaped the CMPD as we know it today.
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RoMo's Walk of Shame looking back at the first 18 months.
Tainted Degree from Virginia Commonwealth called into question and Monroe promises to make it right.
Monroe refuses to take calls from VCU investigators who note his college transcript from Phoenix University that he used for his admission to VCU was "unofficial" and was handed to VCU by Monroe, making it quite possible that he never passed or even took, enough college credits at Phoenix University.
Unhappy with the Darrell Stephens budget minded Ford Escape Monroe is offered a Chevy Impala the new standard car for the CMPD, but Monroe demands and gets a Custom Black Crown Vic.
After parking on the sidewalk in front of the Cable Box for the first half of the Bobcats NBA season Monroe takes to parking in the loading dock area after fans begin to notice that the Chief is parking in a no parking zone.
Monroe fires long time CMPD PR staff saying he would save money by doing the PR work himself months later Monroe hiring WBTV news reporter Rob Tufano to do the PR work at 4x the pay of the prior PR staff.
Monroe forces out Chief Stephens secretary, hiring his former Richmond Police Department assistant at twice the pay.
Monroe allows CMPD Major Vicki Foster to serve as his personal real estate agent while she’s on the CMPD payroll.
Chief Monroe reworks the CMPD parking deck, adds "Reserved" parking spots so all his staff have reserved parking places on the main floor. The Chief ordered a complete "overhaul" of the parking deck creating a "row of honor" for Command Staff on the first floor. Cost to taxpayers a reported $10,000.00 for paint and stripes.
Monroe arranges a well paying job for his daughter at DSS.
Chief Monroe jerks some ropes and gets his wife into exclusive Leadership Charlotte along with Sherie Pearsall.
Monroe re-assigns several at the CMPD academy after they refuse to hire his daughter’s boyfriend as a CMPD officer. Boyfriend hired anyway.
Chief Monroe rewrites reserve rules forcing officers to work no less than 3 of 4 major holidays. Demotes other officers and reduces their rank to rent a cop.
Daughter's boyfriend and CMPD officer is arrested on outstanding child support warrants.
Mike Campanga is reassigned to the duty office, a job similar to “window sitting” after Campanga becomes the goat for Monroe’s asking for answers on the state BLET questions.
Monroe promotes Sherri Perasall and others ignoring CMPD time and service requirements.
Monroe turns a blind eye to Foster’s Private Protection Company that has a Washington DC connection.
The Chief signs off on Sherie Pearsall and Gerald Smith’s plan to bring all background checks in house after the first Marcus Jackson suspension uncovers prior domestic violence issues.
Monroe forces out the balance CMPD Reserves after months of heavy handedness.
Spends 95K while remodeling his office
Gives take home cars to “special officers” adding another 60k per year to the CMPD budget while taking assigned cars away from robbery detectives.
Arranges for a seized Nissan 350zx to be loaned to daughter’s boyfriend and authorizes a city gas card to cover boyfriends fuel bill. The boyfriend later is cited for speeding on two occasions and blows the transmission. The car is later sold at auction.
Monroe’s son and his buddies show up on myspace and face book wearing CMPD bullet proof vests to a college frat party.
Marcus Jackson files sent to Civil Service Board clean.
Chief Monroe forms his own football league in this case a Frisbee Football league. against the advice of his staff the chief demands officers partake in Frisbee football but before long injuries and workman's comp claims begin to take a toll on the CMPD patrol force and budget. At week after public radio station WFAE breaks the story the Frisbee Football League is scuttled.
Monroe authorizes 80k expense to buy new command staff uniforms.
Monroe accepts a $1,200.00 set of Golf Clubs from the Quail Hollow Golf Tournament while CMPD officers watch Monroe loads up his crown vic with the clubs and other gifts in the tournament VIP parking lot.
Spends nearly six figures on a CMPD Junket to Colorado
Authorizes a 29 Thousand dollar Christmas Party for 10% of CMPD staff and wives
Chief Monroe orders a color copier and laminating machine for the sole purpose of producing his own CIAA Basketball Tournament VIP parking passes. Threatens arrest when parking lot manager refuses to honor bogus parking pass.
As questions mount regarding Marcus Jackson Monroe pulls a soul train of lies and Charlotte City Council joins in.