UT System Police Featured Officer of the Month


July 2014

Officer Carolina Villareal

UT Austin PD


Officer Carolina Villarreal was born and raised in Laredo, Texas. Her parents are Ruben D. Villarreal Jr. and Patricia Villarreal. Villarreal's father served the City of Laredo International Bridge System for 25 years where she constantly observed local and federal officers around her father's workplace. Villarreal admired public service from that and knew she would dedicate herself in the profession.
Villarreal graduated high school from United HS and moved to San Marcos, Tx to attend Texas State University. Villarreal received a BA degree in Spanish with a minor in music.
After college Villarreal dedicated some time to the Texas State Guard and was employed by the City of Lockhart as a 911 Communications Operator. While working full time at the City of Lockhart, she worked on receiving her Basic Peace Officer license at San Antonio Colleges. During that time, Villarreal found a job posting from UT- Austin Police Department and decided to apply. Villarreal was fortunate to be offered a position as a Police Cadet and attend the 94th Basic Peace Officer Course Academy by UT System Police. Villarreal graduated from the academy 5 months later, receiving the Physical Fitness award and the Top Cadet award.
Villarreal has been with UTPD for 1.5 years and a commissioned Officer for 1 year. She has received her Intermediate Peace Officer education. Villarreal has attended the Rape Aggression Defense Instructor school and plans to attend as many training courses she can including bike school in order to diversify her professional portfolio and better serve the UT System. Villarreal was recently selected to assist as a Rape Aggression Defense Instructor and Intermediate Spanish Instructor. Villarreal intends to promote with the UT System Police Department.
When off duty, Villarreal spends most of her time enjoying the company of her family. She enjoys cooking, running, hiking, exploring Central Texas, and finding local hole-in-the-wall eateries.




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




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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