My name is Winston DeLeon, I was born and raised in Trinidad. I served in the United States Army for eight years. After serving in the military, I became a Correctional Officer where I worked for the Massachusetts Department of Correction before becoming a Boston Police Officer. I have a Master’s Degree from Curry College in Criminal Justice. As a 19 year veteran on the force, I am well respected among my peers and enjoy waking up everyday to do what I love, that’s serving the city I call home. I have extensive training in all aspect of law enforcement, which gives me the necessary tools to be one of Boston’s Finest.
I started my career in District B3 (Dorchester/Mattapan) area of Boston. I was then transferred to the Youth Violence Strike Force (Gang Unit). I worked in the gang unit for a year where I received numerous awards and unit citations. My next assignment was in the Fugitive Unit where I worked for ten years. I was then promoted to Detective and was assigned to District B2 (Roxbury/Dorchester) area of Boston. After three years as a Detective, I was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. I was assigned to District B3 as a patrol supervisor. After eight months, I was promoted to Sergeant Detective and was reassigned to District 14 (Allston/Brighton) area of Boston as Supervisor of the Drug Control Unit.
I’ve taught at the Boston Police Academy as an assistant MPTC Instructor for over five years. Focusing on Patrol Procedures, Active Shooter and Defensive Tactics.