CMS Police Department
Security Associates

The Security Associates Division comes under the direct control of the CMS Police Department. Security associates are non-sworn personnel, who are responsible for the security of the school campus they are assigned. Security associates are assigned to all K-8, middle and high schools. They also provide additional security at all morning and afternoon bus shuttle stops and afterschool events, such as football and basketball games. There are approximately 110 security associates assigned to a school throughout Mecklenburg County. There is a Security Supervisor, and four lead security associates, which are broken up into learning communities.

The Security Associates Division is lead by Security Supervisor Maria Bailey. The division is responsible for the operation and function of the security associates in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Bailey provides support services to the CMS chief of police, learning community superintendents, principals and resource officers.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools website ( is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought via the following, Email the Web Accessibility Team at WebAccessibility or Call: 980.343.0115. In compliance with Federal Law, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities, may be referred to the District's Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education.