Officer Dan Hackett retires
–On Aug. 23, after serving the residents of Paso Robles for 21 years, Officer Daniel B. Hackett officially retired. Mayor Steve Martin and the Paso Robles City Council honored Dan with a proclamation at the City Council meeting on August 21.
Hackett began his public safety career on March 1, 1995, as a police officer for the Placerville Police Department and joined the Paso Robles Police Department on May 18, 1997. During his tenure, he served as a Motor Officer, Detective and, most recently, a K-9 handler. Dan takes his K-9 partner Ar Mex along with him in his retirement.