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Police Department launches online reporting portal

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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 animal complaints, fraud, harassment, lost property, theft, and vandalism. The online reporting system is not for reporting emergencies. To report any emergencies or in progress situations the public should use 9-1-1. Incidents involving firearms, personal injury, or other in progress situations will not be accepted by the online reporting system. The link for the online submission portal can be found on our website at  https://www.tompsc.com/166/Police  or directly at  https://report.citizenserviceportal.com/Home/Agency?AgencyCode=MPPD Once the portal is accessed the person making the report will be prompted to answer a series of questions to ensure that their report meets the criteria for the system. After answering the questions the

Welcome to the Mount Pleasant Police Department Family!

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Chief Arnold swore in three officers this morning. Please welcome Officer Jalon Williams, Officer Brayden Knudsen, and Officer Dayne York. We look forward to having them as a part of our community.  Officer Jalon T. Williams is from Columbia, SC. He graduated from the Citadel with a B.S. in Sports Management and has started a master’s degree in Sports Administration at Hampton University. Officer Brayden Knudsen is from Harlan Iowa and served in the United States Marine Corps. After his service he graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in Criminology, Law and Justice with a minor in Arabic Language and Literature. Officer Dayne York comes to us with twenty three years of law enforcement experience. He is from Knoxville Tennessee and has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minor in Anthropology

Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade

  The Town of Mount Pleasant’s annual Christmas Light Parade will take place on Sunday December 13 th 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 expecting traffic on Coleman Blvd. and surrounding areas to be heavier than normal starting around 3:00 p.m.   The timeline for road closures are as follows: 4:00 p.m.– Coleman Blvd. from Pherigo Street to Whilden Street will be closed 5:00 p.m. – Coleman Blvd. from Whilden Street to Patriots Point Road will be closed We are looking forward to a fun, safe event and hope to have Coleman Blvd. opened back up around 9:00 p.m. Traffic coming into Mount Pleasant over the Ravenel Bridge will be routed onto Highway 17 North.

Investigation Update

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  Mount Pleasant, S.C. - The Mount Pleasant Police Department completed the investigation into the rumor of a threat of violence at Lucy Beckham High School. Interviews with multiple individuals involved uncovered no threat of violence towards the school. The investigation concluded that this was a disagreement between individuals via Snapchat.    We want to thank everyone who reached out to us with information about this issue! The Mount Pleasant Police Department takes all incidents such as these seriously and investigates them to the fullest extent. Students are encouraged to report any circumstance they feel could endanger their safety or the safety of others. These reports should be reported by telling an administrator/teacher/parent, calling dispatch at 843-743-7200, or  taken anonymously through our smartphone application. If the threat is considered imminent, please call 911.

Veterans Day

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Chief Arnold held a ceremony recognizing our sworn and civilian Veterans. We appreciate their service to our United States Military. Chief Arnold also approved and issued uniform pins for officers and civilians to wear in recognition of their service.

Employee recognitions for Quarter Three

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  Employee recognitions for Quarter Three Mrs. Kerry Foy was selected as the Civilian of the Quarter for Quarter Three 2021! This quarter Mrs. Foy has accepted more responsibility with the department’s report writing system along with her daily responsibilities of leading our records office and all that comes with a 24/7/365 department. Mrs. Foy has been able to adjust to pandemic protocols and any challenge that came her way with compassion. Mrs. Foy’s contribution to the records office supports the police department and keeps us running efficiently. SPO Kyle Alexander was selected as the Officer of the Quarter for Quarter Three 2021! This quarter SPO Alexander has taken on more responsibility in our police explorer program. Over the quarter SPO Alexander coordinated a schedule for the program which allowed the members to learn a variety of law enforcement topics. SPO Alexander was able to coordinate with outside agencies and bring the explorers out to community events. The group

September 11th, 2021

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  We were honored to participate in two events this weekend to remember and honor those lost on September 11 th , 2001. The 8 th annual 9/11 Silent Walk had a group come together as first responders and a community to walk 5.7 miles across the Ravenel Bridge ending on the flight deck of the USS Yorktown. We came together with our Fire Department and formed TEAM MOUNT PLEASANT to participate in the 10 th annual 9/11 Heroes Run for the Travis Manion Foundation. This year we created a new shirt and had 36 participants which was our biggest group yet!