Denis joined our team in May of 2018 as a Program Specialist. He coordinates and delivers Pedestrian and Driver Safety programs for teens, parents, senior citizens and other groups in the community. Denis also works on the Street Smart pedestrian safety campaigns with other members of our staff and represents Avenues in Motion on the NJ Teen Safe Driving Coalition.
Prior to joining us, Denis served as a municipal Police Officer for 29 years. He retired in good standing at the rank of Police Captain after serving in multiple positions including Patrolman, Detective, Sergeant/Field supervisor, Sergeant/ Traffic/ Crime Prevention supervisor, Lieutenant/Watch Commander, Captain/Uniform services, Captain/Administrative services. He is a trained Crime Prevention/ Community Policing officer, Police Academy Instructor, Fatal Crash Investigator and has supervised multiple traffic safety task forces dealing with Drunk Driving enforcement, Motor Vehicle Roadside Inspections, Click-it or Ticket, Pedestrian Safety and others. He also has experience in administering NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety grants for his former agency.