Meet your School Resource Officers
Georgetown ISD partners with Georgetown Police Department to employ peace officers to serve on our campuses.
Officer Ellis received a full scholarship to play Division I soccer for the University of North Texas, where she graduated with a major in kinesiology and a minor in special education. She is a 10-year veteran of law enforcement and began her career with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in 2010 as a corrections officer. While employed with Williamson County, Officer Ellis was selected to attend the Peace Officer Academy, where she obtained her peace officer license.
In 2014, Officer Ellis joined the Georgetown Police Department and is currently assigned to the School Resource Officer division. She serves Benold Middle School, Frost Elementary School.
Officer Shannon Hall is the School Resource Officer for Forbes Middle School. She has been with the Georgetown Police Department since June 2013 as a patrol officer. Officer Hall has been the FMS SRO since 2017. She graduated from Southwest Texas State (the former name of Texas State University) with a major in family and consumer sciences – family and child development. Before she became a police officer, she spent almost 12 years with the YMCA in Round Rock where she held a variety of positions while serving the community. Hall also attended the basic and advanced school resource officer training and is a certified personal trainer for the police department.
She looks forward to a great school year working with students, teachers, parents and administration!
Officer Kemp is the School Resource Officer for Georgetown High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy shortly after graduating high school in 1997. In the Navy, he was a hospital corpsman for eight years. After his military service he was hired by the Midlothian, Texas Police Department in 2008. Officer Kemp decided to pursue a police career in Georgetown, so in 2012 he joined the Georgetown Police Department. He and his wife, Brandy, have four kids.
Officer Rishiram “Richie” Ramjit Jr. is a 12-year veteran of law enforcement and began his career with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in March 2009, serving as a corrections officer.
He has been with The Georgetown Police Department since January 2011. Officer Ramjit holds advanced peace officer and instructor certifications and was awarded the Georgetown Police Department’s Employee of the Year Award in 2014. He is currently assigned to East View High School, the Georgetown Alternative Program (GAP) and Annie Purl Elementary as School Resource Officer and has been an SRO for the past six years. Additionally, Officer Ramjit has served as a patrol officer, a GPD gang liaison, 10-81 operator, GPD explorer advisor and a member of the GPD bicycle unit.
Officer Ramjit teaches and trains in numerous schools:
- Law Enforcement
- Standard Response Protocol (SRP)
- GISD’s School Crossing Guards
Officer Rey Rodríguez has been a police officer for 27 years. He has an associate‘s degree in criminal investigations and bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
He believes in community policing and enjoys working as a School Resource Officer at Tippit Middle School.
Officer Saenz is assigned as the School Resource Officer at Wagner Middle School and also assists Mitchell and Annie Purl Elementary. He joined the Georgetown Police Department in July 2011. Officer Saenz holds an advanced peace officer license through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and is a certified background investigator. He has been a police training officer since 2015 and has extensive knowledge of criminal street gangs. Officer Saenz has successfully completed both basic and advanced school resource officer certifications.
Sergeant Sanford is the supervisor of the Georgetown Police Department's School Resource Officer Unit. Sgt. Sanford has been a police officer for 15 years and an SRO for the past four years with GISD. He holds a Master Peace Officer License and an Advance SRO Certification. Sgt. Sanford received a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Sul Ross State University while playing both football and baseball. He is married with three children.