Resident Trooper: 860-739-7007
Police Services 24/7
Main Lobby Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Main Lobby: (the main office is not staffed 24 hours) After Normal business hours proceed to side door adjacent to parking area and utilize the telephone located in the yellow box. This telephone rings the dispatcher who can assist you or summon a police officer to assist you.
Fingerprinting: For East Lyme Residents or East Lyme Businesses, fingerprinting is done Monday through Friday at 8:00 am or at 4:00 pm (except on holidays).
Meeting Room Scheduling: Meeting and Training Rooms can be used by non-profit groups based in the Town of East Lyme after normal business hours. Please contact our Administrative Assistant, Deb Levandoski for details and availability.
Drug Disposal: The Police Department accepts medicine/sharps for expired and unused medicine during normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm except holidays). Unfortunately, we cannot except Chemotherapy drugs.
Compliments/Complaints: See the Citizen’s Guide To Making Commendations And Complaints and/or contact the First Selectman’s office.
The Town of East Lyme continues to provide outstanding police service and protection to its citizens through the joint efforts of the Resident State Troopers Office, and the East Lyme Police Department.
The town is currently under contract with the State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety, and has participated in the Resident State Trooper Program since approximately 1940.
During the time period referenced in this report, a single State Police Sergeant, who works primarily during the day shift, served East Lyme. The current Resident Trooper is Sergeant Jeffrey McDermott.
The Resident Trooper, in conjunction with Administrative Sergeant Joseph San Juan, and Patrol Sergeants, Bruce Babcock, Paul Renshaw, Terry Saffioti, Michael Macek, Dana Jezierski, and Mark Hallbauer provide direction and supervision to the East Lyme police officers on a twenty-four hour basis. The East Lyme Police Department currently has twenty one (21) full time officers, one (1) part time officer, and a single Administrative Assistant. Anyone interested in becoming an East Lyme Police Officer should visit the Law Enforcement Council of Eastern Connecticut Website at www.LawEnforcementCouncil.org.
The East Lyme Police Department provides additional services to the town, including beach, foot, bicycle, boardwalk, and boat patrols. Detective Mark Comeau and Detective Jean Cavanaugh serve as the Town’s Detectives. Detective Comeau investigates crimes of a serious nature, which require in depth exploration and collection of physical evidence. Detective Cavanaugh investigates felony crimes of sexual violence, juvenile matters and is the town’s D.A.R.E. instructor, providing substance abuse education and other guidance to East Lyme students in grade 5. Sergeant Mark Hallbauer has been instrumental in the development and administration of a Police Cadet Program, www.EastLymePoliceCadets.org, which currently has twenty (22) members. Officer Michael Jezerski, and his canine partner Jimo along with Officer Lindsay Cutillo, and her canine partner Knox offer exceptional service to the Town of East Lyme.
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