UT System Police Featured Officer of the Month


April 2016

Ronnie Johnson

UT Medical Branch Galveston PD


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. 
“Hard Work Doesn’t Guarantee Anything…. But Without It You Don’t Stand A Chance”    



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

April 2016

Wayne Coffey

UT Austin PD

May 2016

Pete Hensgen

UT El Paso 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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