2014-2015 Officer of the Year
Officer Tijerina began serving with the University Police Department in June 2013 and is assigned to the patrol division. Officer Tijerina holds an intermediate peace officer certification with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Roland began his law enforcement career in 2006 as a jailer for the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Department. Officer Tijerina was later transferred out of the jail and became a patrol deputy.
In 2012, Officer Tijerina moved to the Crockett County Sheriff’s Department where he served as a patrol deputy.
Roland is known for his strong work ethic and eagerness to serve the public. He often leads the department in officer initiated activity. The University Police Department considers Roland a great asset to our patrol division.
Previous Officer of the Year Award Recipients: