Terry started with the Mount Morris Police Department in 1997 as a part-time road patrol officer and is currently assigned to the Genesee Valley Boces as a resource officer. Terry is the New York State certified weapons, chemical agents and baton instructor for the last 15 years. Terry is a Master trainer for the NIK and NARCO field drug test systems for the last 12 years. Terry is also a co-founder of the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) in 2000, and Terry has been the president since inception. Terry is the recipient of Valor award in 2003 from then Governor Pataki.