Guest Speaker for May 24, 2016 – Captain Mark Arnold, Mt. Pleasant Police Dept.

Town of Mount Pleasant LogoThe East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will welcome Mount Pleasant Police Captain Mark Arnold as our guest speaker on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

The department is a nationally accredited agency, sanctioned by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. with 149 sworn officers and 43 civilian personnel, serving a population of 67,000.

The department has divided the Town of Mount Pleasant, which encompasses 73 square miles, into seven patrol districts. Each patrol district is assigned to a specific officer on each shift, who is responsible for maintaining protection and problem resolution on a continuing basis. The Mount Pleasant Police Department was featured in the November 1996 issue of Good Housekeeping as one of the top eight suburban police departments in the nation.

Carl Ritchie serves as Chief of Police.