BIOGRAPHY - TERESA A. SZYMANSKI
Lansing Police Department
Chief Szymanski began her Law Enforcement career in 1984 with the Douglas Wyoming Police Department and served as an Officer for three years. In 1987 she was hired with the Lansing Police Department as a Police Officer and has been promoted through the years to the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain. In March of 2010, Chief Szymanski was appointed Chief of Police for Lansing Police Department overseeing more than 186 sworn Police Officers and over 80 civilian employees.
Chief Szymanski has always been active in the Lansing community and holds memberships on Boards and Committees whose sole purpose is to promote and improve the quality of life for its citizens.
These memberships include: HOPE Scholarship Program, Zonta Club, Rotary Club of Lansing, Lansing Educational Advancement Foundation (LEAF), Board of Water & Light Chili Cook-Off, Ingham County Change Initiative Impact Team, Tournament of Friendship, Project Safe Neighborhood Task Force, Michigan Partner’s in Crisis, and the Lansing Area Safety Council.
Chief Szymanski holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ferris State University, where she received the Distinguished Alumni Award. She has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Alpena Community College and also received the Distinguished Alumni Award. She graduated from Western Illinois University Chief’s School and completed Staff and Command school at Eastern Michigan University.
Chief Szymanski can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org