Capt Marc Ortiz

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Captain Marc Ortiz

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 Captain Marc Ortiz began his career with the Kenner Police Department in 1993, after he graduated the New Orleans Police Department Training Academy. Captain Ortiz was initially assigned to the patrol division.

  In 1994, Captain Ortiz advanced to the Criminal Investigations Division where he served as a police detective until 1997, when he returned to the Patrol Division as a Field Training Officer.

  In 1998 Captain Ortiz accepted an appointment to the Internal Affairs Division where he served as a detective until 2003. In 2003 Captain Ortiz joined a multi-jurisdictional task force where he became certified as the Kenner Police Departmentís first Computer Forensic Examiner. 

  Captain Ortiz was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in October 2005 and shortly thereafter returned to the Patrol Division as a supervisor.  During that assignment, in 2010, he was selected to attend the prestigious FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. Upon graduation from the FBINA, Captain Ortiz continued to serve as a Patrol Division supervisor until 2013.

  In 2013 Captain Ortiz was transferred to the Legal Affairs Section, where he remains currently assigned. Captain Ortiz was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in December 2014, and to the rank of Captain in in November 2019.

  In addition to his current duties, Captain Ortiz is a P.O.S.T. certified instructor and teaches at the training academy.



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