Sheriff Keith Korenek began his law enforcement career in 1987 with the Travis County Sheriff's Office. During this employment, Sheriff Korenek gained experience in multiple divisions of the department. Korenek started in the jail division working the floor, transportation, work release and facilities subdivisions. Korenek subsequently transferred to the patrol division where he worked in patrol, special operations, an alternate on the SWAT team and criminal investigations division. Korenek then went to work for the Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association as a Special Texas Ranger, investigating ranch related offenses. Korenek is a 1983 graduate of Texas A&M University and has held a Master Peace Officers license issued by the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education since January 13, 2000. Korenek has also held a Jailers license since November 18, 1987.