On Nov. 29, the Darien Police Department welcomed its newest member, Officer Eric Holder. Darien Police Commission Chairman Paul Johnson and Police Chief Ray Osborne swore in Holder as a probationary police officer.

Holder was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Loughlin High School in 1996. He earned Bachelor’s Degrees from Lincoln University and the Empire State College. Prior to joining the Darien Police Department, Holder had been employed as a Bridgeport Police Officer since 2012 serving as a Field Training Officer. Holder began his training with the Darien Police Department on Nov. 30.