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Posted on: June 24, 2022

The Town of Mount Pleasant ranked #27 on the Safewise safest cities to raise a family report

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The Town of Mount Pleasant was #27 on the 2022 SafeWise report for the safest cities in America to raise a family.  We value our relationship with the community and are proud work together to make our town the best that it can be. 
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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Improper Mufflers

The police department has been receiving complaints about improper mufflers around town. This is a law that is enforced if an officer observes a violation. If you see a violation of this statue and would like officer sent to observe the ...
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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Police Department launches online police reporting portal

The Mount Pleasant Police Department has launched an online reporting system. This system is available for the public to make a police report online for situations that have occurred in the jurisdictional boundaries of the Town of Mount Pleasant such as a...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

MPPD to host a blood drive

There is a need for blood donors in our area and we have partnered with the Blood Connection to host a drive.  Anyone who donates will receive a law enforcement week t-shirt and a 10 dollar e-gift card. The donation bus will be parked in...
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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Lieutenant Willis graduates from the Southern Police Institute

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Congratulations to Adam Willis who graduated from the Southern Police Institute (SPI) as part of the 147th session of the Administrators Officers Course. 
The course through the University of Louisville is a 12 week residential program where law e...
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Posted on: April 29, 2022

National Prescription Take Back Day

This Saturday April 30th we are continuing our partnership with the DEA for National Prescription Take Back Day. Our officers with be at the Walmart in Wando Crossing Shopping Center and at the Tidewater Pharmacy on Johnnie Dodds Blvd from 10 a.m. until 2...
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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Cooper River Bridge Run - Saturday April 2nd, 2022

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On Saturday April 2nd there will be road closures, drone, and boating restrictions for the 45th Cooper River Bridge Run. 

The Ravenel Bridge will be closed in both directions at 7:00 am and will re-open when participants and crews are safely off o...
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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Police Department seeks public comment

 ACCREDITATION ASSESSMENT TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT 

 

Chief Arnold and the Mount Pleasant Police Department are pleased to announce that a team of two assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies,...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Senior Police Officer Shynae Jones Recognized for Years of Service

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Senior Police Officer Shynae Jones recognized for 25 years of service!

SPO Jones joined the Mount Pleasant Police Department in 1997 after going to school for criminal justice. She has worked as a patrol and school resource officer throughout her career an...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Police Department to host a Polar Plunge!

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The Mount Pleasant Police Department is hosting the 2022 Polar Plunge benefiting South Carolina Special Olympics. These fundraising efforts are through the South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run and all money raised goes to our local athletes. The event...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Senior Sergeant Horton recognized for 30 years of service!

Chief Arnold had the honor of recognizing Senior Sergeant Greg Horton for 30 years of service to the Mount Pleasant Police Department at the January 11th Town Council meeting. Under Horton’s leadership, supervising the crime scene and evidence office sinc...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade

The Town of Mount Pleasant’s annual Christmas Light Parade will take place on Sunday December 12th at 5:30 p.m. The parade will begin after a firework display and travel down Coleman Blvd. from Whilden Street to Patriots Point Road. We are expec...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Coffee with a Cop

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The Mount Pleasant Police Department is partnering with Maple Street Biscuit Company for our next Coffee with a Cop. We will have officers and staff there to answer questions regarding the operation and goals of the police department, employment recruitme...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Police Department to host National Night Out

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National Night Out is a community awareness event normally held the first Tuesday of August every year. The event was cancelled due to weather but the rescheduled event is October 5th, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park.&n...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

First Responder Recruitment Day

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Mount Pleasant, S.C. – The Town of Mount Pleasant Police and Fire Departments will be hosting a First Responder Recruitment Day in August. The event will feature a welcome from Police Chief Arnold and Fire Chief Mixon, an explanation of the benefits the T...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

MPPD Dedicates Plaque to Town Marshal Edmund Jenkins

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (February 19, 2021) - The Mount Pleasant Police Department is honoring the life and service of the town’s first African American police officer, Edmund Jenkins, by dedicating a plaque in the lobby of police headquarters. &...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Deputy Chief Arnold Promoted to Mount Pleasant Police Chief

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By Martine Miller, Town of Mount Pleasant Communications Manager  

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (March 12, 2021) – Mount Pleasant Deputy Chief Mark Arnold has been selected to head the Mount Pleasant Police Department, following the upcoming reti...

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