Police Department

204 E. Washington Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
319.385.1450 (Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm)
319.385.3511 (after 4:00 pm)

Chief Lyle Murray

The Mount Pleasant Police Department has a proud history of service to the citizens of Mount Pleasant and visitors to the area. If we can be of assistance please feel free to contact us.

Mission Statement

We, the men and women of the Mount Pleasant Police Department, are dedicated to providing excellent service through partnerships that build trust, reduce crime, create a safe environment, and enhance the quality of life in our community. We are committed to these principles:


We Have integrity. We adhere to the highest moral and ethical standards. We are honest and sincere in dealing with each other and the community. We possess the courage to uphold these principles and are glad that they guide us in all we do.


We show respect. We recognize the value of our cultural diversity and treat all people with kindness, tolerance and dignity. We cherish and protect the rights, liberties and freedoms of all granted by the constitutions and laws of the United States and the State of Iowa.


We act with fairness. Objective and impartial decisions and policies are the foundation of our interactions. We are consistent in our treatment of all persons. Our actions are tempered with reason and equality.


We display professionalism. Whether on-duty or off-duty we are ever mindful of our role and responsibility in the community. Commitment to our career is reflected through our actions.


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