CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Mayor Will Haynie and Chieft Ritchie met up with Mount Pleasant Police Department officers this morning as they prepared to head up to Georgetown.,
Several officers are heading up to assist additional law enforcements in Georgetown with flooding.
“When the bell rings and our number is called, we stand up and respond to support our partners in need,” said Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie. “We’re committed to those partnerships, especially in times of crisis like what the area of Horry-Georgetown County is experiencing after Hurricane Florence.”
“I am proud to be associated with the fine officers of the Mount Pleasant Police Department,” Mayor Haynie said. “During the morning brief, Chief Ritchie and I told assured them that just as they have the backs of our neighbors affected by the flood, our community has their backs at home should their families need anything.”
Yesterday, officers with the Charleston Police Department gathered at 3:00 p.m. at the CPD’s training room on Lockwood Blvd and were also sent to Georgetown to assist authorities, according to the Public Information Officer Charles Francis.
Mayor Haynie and Chief Ritchie met with our Officers very early this morning as they prepared to head up to Georgetown to assist with the flooding from Hurricane Florence. pic.twitter.com/iBoDHK4MGA— Mount Pleasant PD (@MountPleasantPD) September 25, 2018