Captain Marc Ortiz
/ Professional Standards
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
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
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.
addition to his current duties, Captain Ortiz is a
P.O.S.T. certified instructor and teaches at the training