Duty Officer Supervisor Bob Albury retires after nearly 30 years of service.
Duty Officer Supervisor Bob Albury retired from the Florida Highway Patrol on May 31, 2008, after serving with the Florida Highway Patrol for over 29 years. After starting as a dispatcher in the Florida Keys in 1960, he worked for the Highway Patrol for 12 years. He promoted in 1970 to Chief Radio Operator before leaving to try his luck as a business owner. He returned to the Highway Patrol in 1989 as a dispatcher in Troop E’s Marathon District (Keys). In December 1990, Albury was promoted to Supervisor in the Marathon district. In September 1991, he transferred to Troop D’s Leesburg District in central Florida. In 1995, he was transferred to the new Orlando Regional Communication Center where he served as Duty Officer Supervisor responsible for overseeing radio communications in six Central Florida counties and 11 different law enforcement agencies.
Members of Albury’s family, co-workers, and FHP friends joined together to honor him and wish him well in his retirement. Captain David McCrystal presented DOS Albury with his retirement credentials. FHP staff congratulate Duty Officer Robert Albury and wish him the best with the next phase of his life.