Teresa Lisbon is the woman in charge. She is Patrick Jane's boss on The Mentalist and it's safe to say that she isn't amused by his occasional antics and unusual investigative style.

Teresa Lisbon Quotes

Jane: You want to know how I got her to lower her guard?
Lisbon: How?
Jane: I lowered my own.

Lisbon: Look, we have a serious problem.
Jane: Yeah, I was really looking forward to a muffin.

The Mentalist Quotes

Turns out being understood is an underrated pleasure.

Jane

Jane: Wouldn't that be spoiling the fun?
Lisbon: For you. Spoiling the fun for you.
Jane: That's the fun that matters.