Steve Hunt was officially sworn in as the Lady Lake Police Chief on Aug. 7. He first joined the town as interim police chief in May.
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, with 20 years in a supervisory role and 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.