Moncks Corner police chief leaving department due to health care costs

Moncks Corner police chief leaving department due to health care costs
Charleston Police are responding to a four-car crash in West Ashley. (Source: AP)

MONCKS CORNER, SC (WCSC) - Moncks Corner Police Chief Chad Caldwell says he is leaving the department at the end of the year due to health care costs.

Caldwell said that under Obamacare he has to take the city's insurance and give up Medicare. He said he would lose money if he stays with the department.

Caldwell has been the MCPD chief for 15 years.

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