The Bloomington Regional Dispatch Center currently serves the Jasper, Evansville and Bloomington Districts.
A native of Spencer, Summitt graduated from Owen Valley High School in 1991. She was hired by the Indiana State Police as a dispatcher in 2012 and served the Bloomington, Jasper, Evansville and Putnamville Districts. Summitt is certified in IDACS (Indiana Data and Communications Systems) EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch & CPR), PST1 (Public Safety Communications, Course 1) and NIMS (National Incident Management System).
Paula is married to Chris Summitt. They have two sons; Thomas, is married to Janel, both of Evansville, work in the Micro-Biology Lab at Mead-Johnson and as a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital, respectively. Their baby Kylen is rumored to be perfect and the light of Summitt’s life!
Summitt’s youngest son Nicholas, is a Junior at Owen Valley High School, and is interested in pursuing a career in Law Enforcement after his high school and college graduation.