Founder & President
Daniel Jewiss (CT State Police - Retired)
Lead Dispatcher Trainer
Teresa has been a transformative leader in Public Safety Communications in Connecticut for over 29 years. Following in the footsteps of her father, Teresa began her career in Public Safety in 1992 at the Middletown Connecticut police department. By starting out at a municipal department, Teresa is able to bridge the gap and understands the challenges faced by small and large agencies alike. Teresa was recognized early on in her career for her ability to multitask productively, perform well under the most stressful of conditions and communicate effectively in the most trying situations.
In 2000, Teresa became a Public Safety Dispatcher for the Connecticut State Police and was assigned to Troop K in Colchester. Once there, she began to thrive and was recognized for her many talents as it relates to Public Safety Communication. In 2002, Teresa was then assigned to Troop H in Hartford. This is considered one of the busiest Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) within Connecticut. During her time in Harford, Teresa received several commendations for her outstanding work in the Manchester Distributors Active Shooter Incident, The Interstate 84 suicidal party stand-off and was named an E911 Commissioner by Governor Daniel P. Malloy in 2011. For all of her hard work, Teresa was awarded State Police Dispatcher Of The Year in 2012. Recognizing the need to better train and offer enrichment opportunities for her fellow dispatcher, Teresa developed and was a founding member of the Dispatch Training Committee for the Connecticut State Police. In this role, Teresa helped revolutionize the way Connecticut State Police Dispatchers are trained and how in-service opportunities are offered. Teresa continues to serves in this role today and enjoys teaching both sworn and civilian personnel alike. Teresa has also been noted for her work with the Missing Persons Taskforce and has been instrumental in aiding in the investigation of several notorious cold cases in Connecticut. Teresa is currently assigned to the State Police Headquarters at the Message Center in Middletown. Teresa continues to serve in several different capacities for the State Police as it relates to Public Safety Communication.