On Tuesday Greenwich Police announced the retirement of Sergeant David Colbree.
Sergeant Colbree was hired as a Greenwich Police officer in 1994. He has served as a Traffic Accident Investigator, Field Training Officer, was promoted to Master Police Officer in 2011 and promoted to Sergeant in 2017.
Colbree is a certified emergency medical technician and has advanced police training in collision investigations and crime scene processing. He has been named Police Officer of the Year, Officer of the Quarter and Officer of the Month.
He has also received recognition for exceptional police duty on two occasions and exceptional medical service twice.
Colbree served four years of active duty in the US Navy from 1985-1989, where he attained the rank and Petty Officer Second Class and served on the USS America and was a team leader of an anti-terrorism squad.