Yesterday, Wilton Police sent two more longstanding members of the Department off into retirement, Detective Scott Sear and Lieutenant Rob Kluk.
Detective Sear grew up in Wilton and joined WPD in 1992, dedicating 29 years of service to the Town of Wilton.
In 2000, Sear became one of the first officers to fulfill the role of School Resource Officer (SRO). In 2005 Sear was promoted to Detective, serving the last 16 years in that role.
During that time Sear became the first Wilton officer formally trained in digital forensics and also represented Fairfield County for several years as the Regional Intelligence Liaison Officer at the Connecticut Intelligence Center Unit (CTIC). When not performing police functions, Sear has been integral in assisting with the Department’s Infrastructure Technology needs. Detective Sear’s knowledge and experience will be missed, we wish him the best in retirement.
Lieutenant Rob Kluk joined WPD in 1999, dedicating over 22 years of service to the Town of Wilton. Prior to joining WPD Kluk began his law enforcement career with the Jacksonville, NC Police Department. Kluk is also a USMC veteran, having served our Country honorably. Kluk fulfilled the roles of patrol officer, field training officer, patrol sergeant, administrative sergeant, detective lieutenant, and patrol lieutenant during his tenure.
Kluk has been integral to our Department’s firearms training, holding the role of Firearms Training Coordinator for a large portion of his career. During his time with WPD Kluk has been a driving force in organizing fundraising efforts to support the CT Special Olympics through Tip-a-Cop and Torch Run events.
The culmination was in 2019 when he summited Mount Kilimanjaro with a group of CT and NJ law enforcement officers in a fundraising effort to support the Special Olympics Connecticut. Lieutenant Kluk’s knowledge and dedication will be missed, we wish him the best in retirement.
Please join us in wishing both Detective Sear and Lieutenant Rob Kluk a happy, healthy, and relaxing retirement.
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