As Chief of Police, Schoenborn will focus on expanding community and university police partnerships through a wide range of programs and outreach initiatives focused on improving accountability, accessibility and visibility on campus.
“My goal is to introduce exciting new strategies that promote safety and a sense of belonging on campus,” Schoenborn said. “I want to make sure we stay focused on mutual respect between officers and the Roadrunner community.”
As part of its commitment to supporting success and innovation, Schoenborn will actively explore opportunities to improve community engagement, create specialized response units, and improve agent retention and hiring.
Schoenborn joined UTSAPD in 1993. She became a police officer in 1995, graduating from the 60th UT System Basic Police Academy. Promoted to captain in June 2016, she was selected by the UT System Police Department to serve for a term in 2018 as the Acting Deputy Chief of Police at the UT Medical Branch in Galveston.
Schoenborn’s commitment to community service extends beyond campus. She holds a Master Peace Officer’s License and is a 238th Session graduate of the FBI National Academy, where she later served on the Board of Trustees for nine years, including as Chair of the Board of Directors. administration in 2019. During this time, Schoenborn has been actively involved in coordinating specialty training events in the greater San Antonio area. She is currently the Chair of the Alamo Area Council of Governments Regional Law Enforcement Academy Advisory Board.