A man who taught defensive
tactics, gun laws and basic policing principles to many law enforcementofficers has retired.
Officer Greg Robichaud retired
Monday (Dec. 26) after 26 years with the Pensacola Police Department
Robichaud was hired by thePensacola Police Department on January 2, 1990 as a police officer. Among his
assignments were Uniform Patrol, Special Community Action Team (SCAT),Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), and Training.
Robichaud spent the past 16 years
in the Training section where he was a training officer. In that capacity, hewas responsible for teaching officers defensive tactics, driving and shooting
skills among other duties. During his career, he assisted with writing basicrecruit curriculum, use of force and gun laws for the state of Florida.
He also taught public gun safety
education classes and was the department’s armorer. For many years, Robichaudhas been an instructor at the George Stone Technical Center where he trained
prospective officers in the police academy. He will continue teaching at GeorgeStone in retirement.