The Connecticut State Police to Hold Blood Drive For American Red Cross. Interview with Trooper First Class Christine Jeltema on how you can help!
Trooper First Class Christine Jeltema graduated from the Connecticut State Police Training Academy in 2004. She has served as a patrol trooper at Troop A in Southbury and Troop H in Hartford, including Bradley International Airport. Her most recent assignment was at the State Police Training Academy, where she was the State Police Youth Week Coordinator and Recruit Experiential Training Coordinator. She also has instructed in Mental Health First Aid, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Legal Updates and Workplace Violence. TFC Jeltema is a Domestic Violence Liaison with Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence and serves as a S.T.O.P.S. (State Trooper Offering Peer Support) volunteer with CSP. In addition, TFC Jeltema serves in the CT Army National Guard, where she holds the rank of Major. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Western CT State University.