Public Information Office Team
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.
Trooper First Class
Trooper Josue Dorelus graduated from the State Police Training Academy in December 2014 and was assigned to Troop I in Bethany. In June 2018, he was transferred to the Public Information Office. Trooper Dorelus serves as a member of the State Police Honor Guard; he is fluent in Creole. Trooper Dorelus earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Southern Connecticut State University.
Trooper First Class Pedro Muñiz graduated from the Connecticut State Police Training Academy in December 2012 and took his first assignment at Troop A in Southbury. In 2016, he was named School Resource Officer at Henry Abbott Technical High School in Danbury, where he served for four years. In April 2020, he transferred to the Public Information Office. TFC Muñiz is fluent in Spanish; he attended the University of Connecticut.
Trooper First Class
Pedro A. Muñiz
Cathleen Hinsch has been a member of the State Police Media Relations team since 2005. She brings more than 30 years of experience in the communications field to the unit. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central CT State University.