Telecommunicator Kenny Costa was selected as UIPD’s employee of the month for his initiative and willingness to help his coworkers. On a nightly basis, Telecommunicator Costa begins his shift by sending out an informational message to officers noting any useful information they may need during their shifts. He is constantly working behind the scenes, tending to security cameras, checking databases and listening to radio traffic to see how he can assist. Telecommunicator Costa has invested the time and effort and becoming familiar with that only his job, but also the jobs of the officers and sergeants that he works with. He is a model for others in his position, and he makes the job of protecting the campus community more efficient and effective. His commitment to public safety is clear, and he elevates all of his coworkers with his passion for service.