The Town of Lady Lake cordially invites the public to the official swearing-in ceremony of Lady Lake Police Chief Steven Hunt. Chief Hunt joined the Lady Lake Police Department in May as interim chief.
When: Monday, Aug. 7 at 5 p.m.
Where: Town Hall Commission Chambers, 409 Fennell Blvd., Lady Lake
Background: A native of Maine and current resident of Eustis, Chief Hunt has over 35 years of law enforcement experience and 20 years as a police supervisor. He began his law enforcement career at just 18 years old in his hometown of Veazie, Maine. He later joined the City of Bangor, Maine Police Department where he spent a majority of his career, retiring in 2016 as a Lieutenant. During his tenure with the department, he was also assigned to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency (MDEA) for ten years. Most recently, he served as a Detective for the State of Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Investigative & Forensic Services, Bureau of Insurance. He is an FBI National Academy, Maine Criminal Justice Academy and IACP Leadership in Police Organizations graduate and holds several certifications and professional affiliations.