Mt. Pleasant Police Department


One Town Hall Plaza  -  Valhalla, NY 10595

Phone: (914) 769-1941  -  Fax: (914) 769-7199

Mount Pleasant D.A.R.E. Home Page

Paul J. Oliva, Chief of Police

Detective Ben Spindler, Youth / D.A.R.E. Officer / SRO
Detective Dan Franco, D.A.R.E. Officer / SRO
Detective Walter O'Keeffe, Youth Officer / SRO
Officer Luke Oliveri, SRO
Officer Anthony Stella, SRO
Officer Peter Blume, SRO
Officer Samantha O'Connor, SRO
Officer Ryan Perucci, SRO

What is the role of a School Resource Officer (SRO)?

Welcome Back to School!!!

Be Smart...Be Safe...

The Premier 2021-22

Mt. Pleasant Community Center
125 Lozza Drive
Valhalla, NY 10595
7:00pm - 10pm

Friday, November 5, 2021

For over 20 years, the Mt. Pleasant Recreation Department and D.A.R.E. program have been offering The Premier to local middle school students. The evening includes a D.J., game room, open gym, snacks, and a chance to mingle with friends in a safe environment. Tickets can be purchased at the door, but are available at the Recreation department at a lower rate. Books of 5 tickets are also sold in advance at a discounted rate.

Sponsored by Mt. Pleasant Rec & Parks and Mt. Pleasant D.A.R.E.

Link to Mt. Pleasant Recreation Fall/Early Winter Brochure


Lesson 8: Bullying


Click here to test your "Keepin' It Real" knowledge with a D.A.R.E. Quizlet

Mt. Pleasant Police Home Page
New DARE Curriculum
Photos of DARE cars
Parents Links
What is DARE?
Which schools have DARE?


Click here for D.A.R.E. Games and Activities

Car Seat Safety 2022

Do you know the laws regarding child safety seats? Are your kids in approved car seats? For more information, visit Governor's Traffic Safety Committee: Child Safety Seats or contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Youth Bureau.

Click here for information about Mt. Pleasant Police Department's free Child Safety Seat inspection program.

Online Safety 2022

Social Networking websites and video chat websites are just some of the ways for teens to communicate over the internet. Kids can sign on and become members free of charge. These websites, such as Instagaram and Facebook, give young people the ability to post diaries, photos, videos, music, and personal information. Video chat sites such as ooVoo, Skype and Facetime are entertaining but lead to hurtful things being said and then re-posted on YouTube. Many teens are posting very specific personal information, creating the potential for danger.

For more information, visit the Wired Safety Website or contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Youth Bureau. Please contact us to set up a group or PTA presentation.

DARE 2021-2022

Valhalla Middle School - November 2021
Westlake Middle School - November 2021
Pocantico Hills School - Spring 2022

Practice "I Will D.A.R.E."

Practice "Lean On Me"

Practice "Kids of the Future"

Practice "Forever Free"

Attention Parents:
What is Project SafeHomes?

Click here to learn about Project SafeHomes

Attention Parents:
Do Your Children Ride the Bus?

click here for Bus Safety Tips

E-mail Detective Spindler

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This page last updated on March 10, 2022.
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