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.
When you're FBI people tend to give you what you want.Lisbon
Jane: Can I please continue working with you?
Lisbon: I thought you were quitting.
Jane: You know I didn't mean that.
Lisbon: So the job is worth wile, is it?
Jane: Uh, it's not that. I mean, it' not that at all. It's just... I have nothing else to do.
Lisbon: No jokes. From now, there have to be boundaries.
Lisbon: I need to know that you can do your work and be effective without creating a mess that I have to clean up.
Jane: No mess, I swear.
Lisbon: On that basis, you can remain with the unit.
Jane: Thank you.