Sergeant Johnson has been with the University of Texas Medical Branch Police Department since June of 2008. He is a graduate from the 85th Basic Peace Officer Cadet Class of The University of Texas System Police Academy. Sgt. Johnson currently serves as the Night Watch Patrol Supervisor and the Assistant Team Leader of the Galveston Branch System Rapid Response Team. Prior to promoting to sergeant he assisted in multiple divisions of the department ranging from Background Investigator to Training Committee member. In 2012 Sgt. Johnson took part in the Agency’s partnership program with the Galveston Police Department assigned to their Narcotics Division. Sgt. Johnson holds an Advanced TCOLE Peace Officer License and is a Certified TASER Instructor for the department.
Prior to coming to the University of Texas Medical Branch Police Department Sergeant Johnson attended La Marque High School where he was a member of the 1997 State Championship football team. After graduating from La Marque High School he attended Sam Houston State University where he majored in criminal justice and minored in sociology. While at Sam Houston State University he was a member of the #4 National Ranked FCS Team that was the 2005 Champions of the Southland Conference.
After graduating from Sam Houston State, Sgt. Johnson began his career in the criminal justice field as a Probation Officer with the Galveston County Adult Probation office.
Sgt. Johnson takes pride in being a Police Officer with the University of Texas System Police and is appreciative for all the professional opportunities it has provided.
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