Ruben Marté is a 31-year veteran with the Indiana State Police and currently serves as a Captain in the Office of the Superintendent. His previous assignments include the Legal Office, the South Zone Area Captain for the Criminal Investigation Division, Records Division Assistant Commander, Lieutenant of the Criminal Intelligence Section and Special Investigation Section, which encompasses Vehicle Theft Unit, White Collar Crime Unit, Cybercrime Unit and Crimes Against Children. Captain Marté also developed and commanded the Indiana State Police Security Threat Group Unit, which monitors and controls gang activity occurring at special events in Indiana. This past year, Captain Marté, who is bilingual in both English and Spanish, was appointed as the first Equity and Inclusion Officer of the Indiana State Police.
Captain Marté has trained many law enforcement officers throughout the state on Gangs, De Escalation, Excited Delirium and on Cultural Awareness for Law Enforcement. He has also provided a public speaking program on the topic of Improving Police and Community Relations in underrepresented communities through the state. The focus of the program is to foster a progressive commitment to the community and the program has been successful, benefitting all participants, including both law enforcement departments and the public.
He is a certified instructor through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Captain Marté received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baruch College, a city university of New York, and successfully completed the ANACAPA analytical training course through ANACAPA Sciences, Inc., which nationally certifies analysts. Additionally, he is a graduate of the 200th session of the FBI National Academy.
Captain Marté has served on various local and state law enforcement committees on behalf of the Indiana State Police Department and developed many partnerships with other jurisdictions as well as with community/public organizations, including the following:
Monroe County Black Democratic Caucus;
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Merit Board Member;
Monroe County Juvenile Detention Alternative;
Bartholomew County Juvenile Detention Alternative; and
Hispanic and Latino Affairs, Commissioner
He has been a resident of Monroe County, Indiana for 28 years and enjoys fitness activities, dancing and cooking in his spare time.