ROCHESTER - Rochester Police Support Sgt. Eric Babine recently called it a career as he retired from the department after 18 years of service, and 22 years in law enforcement.
Babine began his service in Rochester as a patrol officer and field training officer and was later promoted to sergeant in 2008.
According to a congratulatory Facebook post on the department's Facebook page, Babine over the years was involved in the Motorcycle Unit, SWAT Team, bicycle patrol and fleet maintenance.
|Retired Sgt. Eric Babine, left, gets a hug from a fellow officer during his retirement ceremony at police headquarters on Wakefield St.|
He also oversaw the dispatch center, and was a mentor to many officers in the department and described as highly respected, the post noted.
Babine's future plans include serving part time as a Housing Officer for Rochester Housing Authority. He also looks forward to spending time with his wife and two children.