Trustee, Sergeant (Ret.), East Orange Police Department
Sergeant Destin was born in Orange, New Jersey and grew up in Suffolk, Virginia. While attending high school in Virginia, he became interested in law enforcement. This was a natural career fit for him since he has a genuine love for helping others in the community. Sergeant Destin has a total of twenty-eight (28) years of law enforcement experience. He was employed by the East Orange Police Department from January 1995 to April 2018 and held assignments in various units including, but not limited to the Community Policing Unit, Auto Squad, Patrol Division, School Squad (School Resource Officer), Records Bureau, SDSC (Strategic Decision Support Center), Court Squad (East Orange Municipal Court) and a second time in the SDSC (Strategic Decision Support Center) where he also worked in the Essex County Sheriff’s Office Ballistics Unit. During his time in the SDSC, he was assigned as the agency’s TAC Officer who was the liaison between the FBI and State Police. He also brought five (5) years of law enforcement experience with him from another agency.
Sergeant Destin has been happily married to his wife Nicole for over 20 years and is the proud father of two wonderful sons, Georges Jr. and Christopher. Sergeant Destin is a member of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, NJ.