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Council has recently tasked Thomas and Hutton with exploring additional recreation concepts for the Stith Park Master Plan which could further enhance the Park experience.  To gather additional information, the engineer has been asked to delay the presentation scheduled for April 16, 2024 to a later to be determined date. Appropriate notification will be provided for the rescheduled presentation date.


Meet The Police Department

Police Department Bios

Glenn MeadowsGlenn Meadows- Chief of Police 
Glenn was promoted to Chief of Police for the Sullivan’s Island Police Department effective February 20, 2024. He is responsible for the administration and execution of the mission of the Police Department. He has over 40 years of experience in law enforcement. He is a SC State-certified instructor and enjoys establishing police/community partnerships. Glenn organized the police department’s annual Toys for Tots Christmas Bike Drives and the first department community blood drive. In 2005, Glenn retired as a sergeant after a 25-year career with Newport News, Virginia Police Department. After retirement, Glenn served three tours in Iraq and six tours in Afghanistan in a civilian Rule of Law advisory capacity. He also served as a SWAT instructor for the State Department's International Global Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program. Glenn can be reached at 843-883-5736 or


Monty AndersMonty Anders - Deputy Chief
Monty began his service on Sullivan's Island in January 2023. Prior to that he served over 6 yrs. in the United States Navy working in Submarines. He started in law enforcement in 1994 when he enlisted in the Pa State Police. He retired as Corporal/Patrol Unit Supervisor in 2014. He then worked for over 5 years with the Selinsgrove Borough Police Dept. He has previously worked as a 911 Dispatcher and was also a volunteer Fire Fighter for over 25 years. He looks forward to working in the community of Sullivan’s Island. He feels it is vitally important to have a strong relationship between the community and law enforcement. You can reach Officer Anders at 843-883-9636 or



Chris WallaceChristopher J Wallace- Sergeant
Sgt. Wallace assists with daily operations of the department. He also serves as the evidence custodian. Sgt. Wallace began his career in 1997 as a reserve police officer with the Isle of Palms Police Department. He went on to serve as a patrolman with the Hanahan Police Department before joining Sullivan’s Island in 1999. Wallace can be reached at 843-883-5738 or




Gary EricksonGary Erickson- Sergeant
Sgt. Erickson joined the Sullivan’s of Island Police Department in 2016 and has many years in law enforcement experience.He has been assigned duties in administration protocol for State and City citations and as evidence storage custodial assistant. He currently maintains credit for Field Training Officer status. Gary can be reached at 843-883-5714 or



Elias Shaffer

Elias Shaffer - Sergeant
Elias started with the Town in 2022. Elias has been in law enforcement since 2017, he also previously served as a 9-1-1 Emergency Supervisor, and a City Firefighter in Pennsylvania. Elias has received prior commendations for his acts of bravery, and pro-activity in all aspects of emergency services. Elias is also a certified Field Training Officer. Elias can be reached at 843-883-9636 or



Lisa Lawson Lisa Lawson - Sergeant
Lisa joined the Department in August 2023 and serves at a Patrol Officer for the Town. Prior to joining the Sullivan’s Island Police Department, she served for nine years with the Mount Pleasant Police Department where she was assigned to the traffic unit for eight years. She was also a part of the Crisis Intervention Team and is a national hostage negotiator. Lisa serves as a DUI instructor, Speed Measurement Device instructor and a Drug Recognition Expert instructor. She can be reached at 843-789-0362 or




Josh PooleJoshua Poole-  Patrol Officer 
Josh started working for the department in 2008. His prior experience includes North Charleston Police. He is a certified School Resource Officer and serves on the Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Safety Board. He can be reached at 843-883-9636 or




Carlos HernandezCarlos Hernandez -Patrol Officer 
Carlos started with the Town in May of 2017 as a Beach Service Officer. Since then, he has served in many roles including Parking Enforcement and Town Code Enforcement. He was sworn in as a Patrol Officer and Graduated the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in February 2019. Officer Hernandez can be reached at 843-883-9636 or



Joseph McMullenJoseph McMullen- Patrol Officer
Joe started with the Town in 2020. He is a sworn Patrol Officer, which duties include patrol of the Island, focusing on traffic enforcement and protecting the Island residents and their property. Additionally, he serves as a Firearms Instructor. Joe can be reached at 843-883-9636 or





Tyler Mahon - Patrol Officer
Tyler started with the town in 2023. He comes to the island with 6 years of law enforcement experience, he prides himself on bolstering community partnerships and engagement through his involvement within the community! Tyler can be reached at 843-883-9636 or





Markley McGougan

Markley McGougan – Patrol Officer
Mark began serving at Sullivan's Island in September 2023. He is a born Charlestonian and an 11-year veteran. Mark’s passion is Firearms training and tactical operations. He acquired this passion working in a Counter Drug Operations Unit for the majority of his military service. Mark’s biggest priority is the community’s safety and developing relationships with the residents. Mark can be reached at (854) 202-2116 or




Nehemiah ClarkeNehemiah Clarke - Beach Services
Originally from Jamaica, Nehemiah transferred to Bridgeport, Connecticut, to work for Raytheon Engineering Company. Eventually he relocated to this area to work for BP Amoco Refinery in Wando, SC as an accounting manager. He also has experience with the City of Charleston Police Department as a Code Enforcement Officer. You can reach Nehemiah at





Collin LivingstonCollin Livingston- Beach Services
Collin joined the Sullivan's Island Police Department as a Beach Service Officer in March of 2023. He is currently a student at the Citadel and plans to graduate May 2024 with a bachelor's degree in Intelligence and Security Studies. Collin loves patrolling the beach and streets of Sullivan's Island, chatting up members of the community and assisting his fellow officers. You can reach Collin at





Kierah Beavins

Kierah Beavins- Beach Services
Kierah joined the Sullivan’s Island Police Department as a Beach Service Officer in April 2023. She is currently attending Charleston Southern University, where she graduates Summer Semester 2024 with a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. Kierah enjoys meeting new people on the beach, especially their pets and assisting her fellow coworkers in any capacity she can. You can reach Kierah at