Bob is in his 40th year as a member of the Ashland Police Department. He began his career with the department when he was originally hired in June of 1979 as a Park Patrol Officer, which was a seasonal position. He was subsequently hired full time in March of 1980 as a Parking Control Officer. He was offered a position as a full time Patrol Officer in June of 1980. During his tenure with the department, Bob has served as the Police Association President, Detective, Crime Prevention/DARE Officer, Explorer Post Advisor, and Patrol Sergeant.