Babcock served in the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department from 1993 until 2016. While serving in the Road Patrol Division, he was selected as a field training officer, and in 2008 was promoted to the rank of sergeant.
Babcock was also a member of the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Unit and the Emergency Response Team during his tenure in the division. In 2011, he was selected for the position of criminal investigator and assigned to the Bureau of Criminal Investigations.
He was later selected to attend and complete numerous training opportunities given by FBI, New York City Police Department and the New York State Police. Additionally, Babcock serves as a senior non-commissioned officer with the 105th Air Wing Communications Flight at New York Air National Guard Base in Newburg. He has a military career with more than 20 years of service.