UT System Police Featured Officer of the Month


September 2015

Brian Kneisley

UT Permian Basin PD


UTPB Police Sergeant Brian Kneisley began his law enforcement career with the Alpine Police Department in 1999 as a communications officer. 
In January of 2000 Sgt. Kneisley graduated the Sul Ross State University Law Enforcement Academy in Alpine Texas.  After a short time in communications the department promoted him to the full time position of Police Officer and Communications Supervisor.
In 2004, Officer Kneisley was promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant responsible for patrol and communications operations.
In 2008, Sgt. Kneisley left the City of Alpine and began working at The University of Texas Permian Basin as a Police Officer.  As a Patrol Officer, Officer Kneisley served as a Field Training Officer, Evidence Room Tech, and also as the agency’s TCIC/NCIC Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC).  
In 2012 Officer Kneisley was promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant. Currently, Sgt. Kneisley serves as the department’s Support Services Sergeant.
Sgt. Kneisley obtained a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, and a Master of Arts in Public Administration from Sul Ross State University, in 2001 and 2002, respectively.  
Sgt. Kneisley holds a TCOLE Master Peace Officer Certification, and is in his 16th year of law enforcement serving the community and the student population at UTPB.

























Click the links below to go directly to prior Officers of the Month

July 2015

John W. Siverand, Jr.

UT MB Galveston PD

August 2015

Maranda Tupper

UT San Antonio PD


April 2015

Cynthia Loredo

UT Southwestern Medical Center

May 2015

Pablo Lopez

UT Pan American

June 2015

Wayne Smith

UT Houston PD

January 2015

Robert Major

UT San Antonio PD

February 2015

Adela Leal

UT Health Science Center San Antonio PD

March 2015

Jacob Corbitt

UT Medical Branch - Galveston

October 2014

Diego Mata

UT Pan American PD

November 2014

John Morrison

UT Arlington PD

December 2014

Jason Rask

UT Austin PD

July 2014

Officer Carolina Villareal

UT Austin PD

August 2014

Officer Robert Trimyer

UT Health Science Center San Antonio PD

September 2014

Stacey Rotunno

UT Dallas PD


April 2014

Gordon Firth

UT Dallas PD

May 2014

John Armstead

UT Houston PD

June 2014

Rey Trevino

UT Brownsville PD


January 2014

Robert DeRohn

UT San Antonio PD

February 2014

Joel Rivera

UT Arlington PD

March 2014

Natalie Rodriguez

UT Health Northeast PD


October 2013

Bobby Lane

UT San Antonio PD

November 2013

Charles Bonnet

UT Austin PD

December 2013

Kevin Gray

UT Houston PD


July 2013

Perla Noriega

UT Brownsville PD

August 2013

Jason Taylor

UT Austin PD

September 2013

Laura Davis

UT Austin PD


April 2013

Samantha Carter

UT Austin PD

May 2013

Jerry Blanco

UT Arlington PD

June 2013

David Sedmak

UT HSC San Antonio


January 2013

Clifford A. Douglas

UTMB Galveston PD

February 2013

Ashley Griffin

UT Austin PD

March 2013

Homar Bahena

UT Brownsville PD


October 2012

Scott H. Barnwell

UT MD Anderson PD

November 2012

Liju George

UT Southwestern PD

December 2012

Brandy Elliot

UT Tyler PD


July 2012

Molly Ralph

UT Pan American PD

August 2012

Joseph Michael Pasqua

UT Austin PD

September 2012

Dava Barnhart

UT Austin PD


April 2012

Angelia Lemmonds

UT MD Anderson PD

May 2012

Adam Jones

UT Southwestern PD

June 2012

Stefan Happ

UT MD Anderson PD




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