Doughnut Eating Contest for Special Olympics

There will be a doughnut eating contest on Nov. 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Krispy Kreme on Savannah Highway! Police vs. media to see who can eat a dozen doughnuts the fastest! We will be raising money and awareness for Special Olympics!
Local law enforcement will be at Krispy Kreme from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on November 16th and 17th raising money for Special Olympics! Donations of $20.00 gets you a coupon for a free dozen of glazed doughnuts and a South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run T-Shirt!

Smartphone Application - Video

Did you know we have a smartphone app! Keep up with events, receive emergency notifications, report unsafe campus behavior, and more! Find us in your app store by searching for Mount Pleasant Police!

Food Pantry Donations

What:    James B. Edwards Snack Drive When:   November 16, 2018              10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Where: Target 1300 Long Grove Drive

Officers will be on hand to collect snack donations! We are looking for donations of wrapped, healthy snacks for their food pantry!

Citizen's Police Academy Graduation

Congratulations to Class 34 of our Citizen's Police Academy who graduated last night! They met one night a week, for ten weeks, learning about our agency and how we operate within the community. Class 35 will start in the spring of 2019. Please watch our social media channels as we will post when registration opens!

Safety Belts

Do you wear your safety belt? Even on short trips? Pfc. Bedard explains why it is important to buckle up every time!

To learn more about child safety seats, visit

Armed Robbery - Updated!

Mount Pleasant, S.C. – Dustin J. Peurifoy, of Simpsonville, South Carolina, was arrested by the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office on November 5, 2018 for multiple incidents within their jurisdiction. Investigators with the Mount Pleasant Police Department were contacted and worked with the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office to identify Dustin Peurifoy as the person responsible for the armed robbery at Harris Teeter on November 4, 2018. Investigators have active warrants for Armed Robbery and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime for Peurifoy.

Mount Pleasant, S.C. - On November 4, 2018, at approximately 1:07 p.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Harris Teeter located at 1981 Riviera Drive. The suspect approached the pharmacy where he showed the clerk he had a weapon in his waistband. He then left the scene with an undisclosed amount of medicine.
The suspect is described as a white male who is approximately betwe…

Golf Cart Laws

To help keep everyone safe, the Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to remind everyone of the South Carolina laws governing golf cart use: *A person operating a golf cart must be at least sixteen years of age and have a valid driver’s license. *A golf cart may only be operated during daylight hours and must be within four miles of the address on the registration certificate. *The golf cart must have a registration certificate from the DMV and have liability insurance. *During daylight hours a permitted golf cart may operate along a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less. *During daylight hours a permitted golf cart may be operated within four miles of a point of ingress and egress to a gated community and only on a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less. If you need a Department of Motor Vehicles Golf Cart Permit Registration Form:…