September 24, 2023

The brand new Woman Lake police chief took the oath of workplace Monday night at Woman Lake City Corridor.

It was a household affair as Steven Hunt took the oath together with his spouse Vanetia holding the Bible and his 14-year-old daughter Camilla formally pinning him. The Bible had belonged to his father.

“We aren’t afraid of the evil on the market,” Hunt stated after taking the oath.

Steven Hunt takes the oath of workplace as Woman Lake police chief together with his spouse Vanetia holding the Bible.

He stated that officers should “do the job with compassion” and “deal with folks the way in which they need to be handled.”

He teared up when he talked about how essential it was to him to be again in uniform. He had retired from the police pressure in Bangor, Maine. He took a job with the Florida Division of Monetary Providers, however longed to return to police work.

Hunt, a local of Maine, has greater than 35 years of legislation enforcement expertise and 20 years as a police supervisor. He started his legislation enforcement profession at 18 in his hometown of Veazie, Maine. He later joined the Metropolis of Bangor Maine Police Division, the place he spent a majority of his profession, retiring in 2016 as a lieutenant who supervised 12 patrol officers and two sergeants. Throughout his tenure with the division, he was additionally assigned to the Maine Drug Enforcement Company (MDEA) for 10 years

He was named interim police chief in Could.