Telecommunicator Cheryl Brewster

Telecommunicator Cheryl Brewster grew up in Union, ME, a small Midcoast town. She graduated from St. Joseph's College in 2000, with a BA in sociology with a criminal justice concentration. During her senior year at SJC, she interned at the Portland Police Department in the Community Policing Division, and never left. After college, she was a summer cadet and then started in dispatch that fall. Currently, she is a supervisor in the Communications Division. Cheryl is a R.A.D. (Rape Agression Defense) Instructor, part of the Peer Support team, and a member of the 9-1-1 Education Committee. She is the founder of the City of Portland Fill-A-Backpack Challenge. 

“The best thing about working in public safety is that everyday is different. When you come to work, you never know what you will encounter.”

Contact Telecommunicator Cheryl Brewster    

 ♦     email: cherylb@portlandmaine.gov

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