October 5, 2022

Stephen Hackett Sworn In as Member of Old Lyme PD, Graduated From LOL High School in 2007

Old Lyme First Selectman Timothy Griswold swears in Stephen Hackett as the newest member of the Old Lyme Police Department.

OLD LYME — On Thursday morning, Stephen Hackett was sworn in as the newest member of the Old Lyme Police Department by First Selectman Timothy Griswold. His official title will be Officer Hackett, FC36.

From left to right, two members of the OLPD, First Selectman Timothy Griswold, Officer Hackett FC36, Selectwoman Martha Shoemaker and Selectman Matt Ward.

The other members of the board of selectmen and some current members of the OLPD were on hand for the ceremony. Griswold explained to LymeLine in a text message that Hackett becomes the sixth member of the OLPD, adding that Officer Roche had resigned in July and Officer Milardo has returned to work.

Applause was given for the newest member of the Old Lyme Police Department.

Hackett was a member of the Lyme-Old Lyme High School Class of 2007 and was most recently serving as a Patrol Sergeant in Old Saybrook.