From http://www.charlotte.twcnews.com, December 30, 2013
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are preparing for Tuesday night’s New Year’s Eve events in uptown.
Last week, the city manager declared First Night an extraordinary event, which gives police extra powers. Police will be patrolling the area in and around Romare Bearden Park on foot, bicycles and motorcycles.
They will be looking for any disorderly behavior and enforcing the juvenile curfew. The group “Men Who Care” will once again be assisting with juveniles.
Police will also have a presence near Time Warner Cable Arena, where the Avett Brothers will be performing.