Theresa Adams-Hydar, Commander


Theresa Adams-Hydar


Theresa Adams-Hydar is a Commander with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. During her 24 year career, she has worked a variety of positions including, Detentions, Patrol, Community Oriented Policing, Area Investigations, Gang Investigations, Personnel, Internal Affairs and Special Investigations. In her current assignment, Theresa commands the department’s investigative units within the Law Enforcement Services Bureau. This includes the Special Investigations Division, the Narcotics and Gang Division, the Major Crimes Division and the Crime Analysis Unit. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Spanish and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management. She also serves as an instructor at the Sheriff’ POST Supervisor Course and is an FBI National Academy graduate. She is married with two children and resides in northern San Diego County.