Courtney M. Desilet graduated the Connecticut Police Academy in April of 2011 where she was awarded the Samuel Luciano Award, for having the highest academic average in the recruit training class. Courtney started her law enforcement career at the Avon Police Department in Connecticut where she served in the Patrol and Digital Forensics Divisions. Excelling in an undercover role, Courtney spent two years as an Investigator on the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
In 2013 she was hired at the East Hartford, Connecticut Police Department in the Patrol Division and three years later became a Field Training Officer as an addition to her regular duties. In 2017 Courtney assumed an Investigator position following a competitive process for the Vice, Intelligence and Narcotics Unit within the Criminal Investigations Bureau. Furthering her involvement and commitment to the East Hartford Police Department, Courtney was later selected in November 2018 to serve as the Designated Infectious Control Officer for the Department.