YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Colin Houlihan, a lifelong Yorktown resident, is the newest officer with the Yorktown Police Department.

Houlihan is a 2007 graduate of Yorktown High School, where he captained the ice hockey and lacrosse teams in his senior seasons. He then attended Western New England College, where he also captained the lacrosse team in his senior season. He has also coached boys lacrosse at Irvington High School and youth hockey in Scarsdale.

He began his law enforcement career in March 2015 with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police. Eight months later, he joined the New York City Police Department and patrolled the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.

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At the April 3 Town Board meeting, Police Chief Robert Noble, before introducing Houlihan to the community, provided some insight into how the department hired its newest officer, who was sworn in at a private ceremony on March 21.

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