Records: The Records Office is staffed Monday-Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM and is closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.

Fingerprinting: For East Lyme Residents or East Lyme Businesses, fingerprinting is done by appointment only due to COVID-19 precautions. The PreEnrollment procedure should be completed before scheduling an appointment.

Drug Disposal: The Police Department accepts expired and unused medicine in our front lobby.

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Employment Opportunities

The Town of East Lyme continues to provide outstanding police service and protection to its citizens via the East Lyme Police Department.

The Chief of Police Michael Finkelstein, in conjunction with Lieutenants Michael Macek and Dana Jezierski, Patrol Sergeants, Bruce Babcock, Paul Renshaw, Mark Hallbauer,  Eric Holt and Jared Priest, provide direction and supervision to the East Lyme police officers on a twenty-four hour basis.  The East Lyme Police Department currently has 26 full-time officers, 3 part-time officers, 1 full-time Administrative Assistant, and 1 part-time Administrative Assistant.  Anyone interested in becoming an East Lyme Police Officer should visit the Law Enforcement Council of Eastern Connecticut web site at

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 and juvenile matters. Officer Don Hull teaches Challenge substance abuse education. Sergeant Mark Hallbauer has been instrumental in the development and administration of a Police Cadet Program,, which currently has 22 members.

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