Captain Ortado is a 14 year veteran of the department and began his career with the agency in 2004.
Captain Ortado holds several college degrees, with a Bachelor of Science in Emergency and Disaster Management, and a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice.
During his career he has served as patrol officer, TAC officer, narcotics detective, a supervisor in the Road Patrol Division, and the Criminal Investigations Division. He was on the Special Response Team for over a decade and served as the departments Emergency Management Coordinator for seven years. Captain Ortado was promoted to his current position in May 2013.