UT System Police Featured Officer of the Month




September 2017

Belinda Moran

UT El Paso PD



Officer Moran began her career with the UT System Police-El Paso in 2009 as a Public Safety Officer. She applied for and successfully graduated from the 90th BTS at the UT System Police Academy in Austin, TX in December 2010.  Officer Moran has worked in a variety of assignments in the Patrol Division to include being a Police Field Training Officer and participating in a Crime Scene Unit Photography pilot program with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department. In 2015 she was assigned to the Special Services Unit and assisted with pre-employment background checks for Police Department applicants, identified programs for the University community on safety and education, and worked on special projects to include researching new programs and procedures.  Her co-workers describe Moran as an analytical thinker who is a detail oriented problem solver with a strong work ethic.  Officer Moran has completed several specialized training programs and consistently strives to distinguish herself as a law enforcement professional, and her achievements stand out as tributes to her dedication, integrity, and strong work ethic to keep the UTEP community safe.  Not only is Officer Moran a TCOLE Instructor, but also the Department’s coordinator for the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) program, an active member of the Color Guard and the Bike Patrol Unit.  Currently, Officer Moran is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division and has been instrumental in contributing her skills with open source and social media investigations, witness outreach and being a passionate advocate for crime victims which has led to several successful case presentations.    Officer Moran has a Bachelor's of Arts Degree from the University of Texas and holds an Advance Peace Officer Certificate.  She has over 3100 total training hours to include specialized courses as a Mental Health Officer and Special Investigator Certification.   Officer Moran’s goal is to become a Detective and continue her career with the UT System Police.   In her free time, Officer Moran likes to travel, is an avid reader, enjoys gardening and spending time with family and friends.




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

July 2017

Joe Hernandez

UT Rio Grande Valley PD

August 2017

Bradley Standerfer

UT Permian Basin PD


April 2017

Melanie Cleveland

UT Dallas Police Department

May 2017

Eric Johanson

UT Austin PD

June 2017

Amanda Lincoln

UT Houston PD

January 2017

Colin Slott

UT Southwestern Medical Center PD

February 2017

Stuart Alexander

UT Health Northeast - Tyler PD

March 2017

Olimpia Morales

UT Tyler PD

October 2016

Michael Redmond

UT MD Anderson PD

November 2016

Shawn Smith

UT San Antonio PD

December 2016

Hector Martinez

UT Medical Branch - Galveston PD

July 2016

Van Slusser

UT Rio Grande PD

August 2016

Alicia Dockens

UT Health Science Center San Antonio

September 2016

Arthur Barrera


April 2016

Wayne Coffey

UT Austin PD

May 2016

Pete Hensgen

UT El Paso PD

June 2016

Ronnie Johnson

UT Medical Branch Galveston PD

January 2016

Kenneth Baptiste

UT Southwestern Medical Center PD

February 2016

W.J. Braunsdorf

UT Medical Branch PD

March 2016

Bill Zimmerman

UT Arlington PD

October 2015

Beverly Kennedy

UT Tyler Police

November 2015

James Vernier

UT Arlington PD

December 2015

Brett Watkins

UT Austin PD

July 2015

John W. Siverand, Jr.

UT MB Galveston PD

August 2015

Maranda Tupper

UT San Antonio PD

September 2015

Brian Kneisley

UT Permian Basin 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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