Award: Honoring Our Veterans
Officer Robert Thybulle was born in April of 1976 in Brooklyn, NY. He attended P.S. 235 and graduated from Brooklyn College Academy H.S. in 1994. Upon graduation Robert Thybulle joined the United States Army where he attended basic training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and then was assigned to the 1st Battalion 6th Field Artillery in Bamberg, Germany.
While stationed in Germany, he was deployed for a peace keeping mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina. For his heroic efforts, he was awarded an Army Achievement Medal, an Oversees Service Ribbon, a NATO Metal and other commendations.
He left active military service to serve in his hometown of New York City and pursue his dream of becoming a police officer. He passed the police exam and was sworn in to the New York Police Department in July of 1999.
Upon graduation, Officer Thybulle was assigned to the 71st Precinct field training unit in Crown Heights and then to the 67th Precinct where he performed patrol duties on the streets of East Flatbush.
In 2002, Officer Thybulle once again answered the call to serve his country. After the tragic events of September 11, 2001, he served in Operation Noble Eagle at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
In 2005, Officer Thybulle was assigned to his current position in the police department, as the Community Affairs Officer in the 67th Precinct. For his superiority as an officer over the last 14 years, Thybulle has been honored with the Excellent Police Duty award and a unit citation.
In his remaining years in the police department, Officer Thybulle hopes to continue to work in the community he loves and is dedicated to helping make East Flatbush a better place for everyone to live.