Both a Queens and Long Island native, Darrin Green’s background more than exemplifies the true definition of public service. As a law enforcement professional with over 20 years of diverse experience within the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department, Darrin has a proven track record in identifying positive opportunities and implementing programs fostering community outreach and improving officer and civilian relations.
A tireless community organizer, Darrin is heavily involved in working in the local neighborhoods to rebuild the core values of family and integrity. Darrin is a mentor for boys, girls, young men and adult men.
Most recently, he received the 2017 Grand Marshal & Leadership Award for the 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Parade presented by Village of Hempstead & United People Organization, Inc.
Also in 2017, he was awarded the Islip Town Branch NAACP Legacy Award for outstanding personal and professional legacy of excellence for the advancement of all people.
After graduation from Hempstead High School, he became a small business owner of an auto repair shop and towing company before joining law enforcement. In 1995, Darrin became a correction officer for the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department, and is now serving his 24th year.
Darrin is a civil rights activist in his own right, as he was the President of the Nassau County Sheriff Guardians Inc. from 2009-2012. From 2012 till today, he is the President of the Long Island Division of Blacks in Law Enforcement of America Inc., a National Organization of African American Law Enforcement Professionals. www.bleausa.org
As an Academy Instructor, he trained all new recruits and active officers and staff in the Department. He has also received training for the Department of Homeland Security / Department of Energy – Counter-Terrorism Operations Support Radiological – Nuclear Training, Department of Homeland Security / Center of Domestic Preparedness – All Hazards Training as well as Transportation Security Administration – Federal Air Marshall Training Program.
In 2014, he partnered with the Town of North Hempstead, leading President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance MBK www.iammbk.org mentoring program.
In 2013, he was Vice President of Absolute Family Support Services Inc., which offered individualized services to the general population with special emphasis on mental health and the development disabilities population. www.absolutesupport.org