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 Lauren Valentino, Youth / D.A.R.E. Officer / SRO
Detective Dan Franco, D.A.R.E. Officer / SRO
Officer Ben Spindler, D.A.R.E. Officer / SRO
Detective Walter O'Keeffe, Youth Officer / SRO
Officer Luke Oliveri, SRO

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

Welcome Back to School!!!

Be Smart...Be Safe...

The Premier 2018-19

Mt. Pleasant Community Center
125 Lozza Drive
Valhalla, NY 10595
7:30pm - 10pm

Fall date TBA

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

Detective Valentino and Lieutenant Greenberg

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


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

Car Seat Safety 2019

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 2019

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 2017-18

Valhalla Middle School - grade 6 Fall 2019 / grades 7 & 8 spring 2020
Westlake Middle School - grade 6 Fall 2019 / grades 7 & 8 fall 2019 & spring 2020
Pocantico Hills School - grades 5 & 6 Fall 2019 / grades 7 & 8 spring 2020

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 Valentino

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The Mt. Pleasant Police D.A.R.E. Car

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Protecting Our Future

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This page last updated on July 29, 2019.
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