Lieutenant (Lt.) Ruben Soriano manages the Northwest Area Command. He graduated from the Rio Hondo Police Academy (Class Number 143) in May of 1998. Prior to being hired as a police officer, Lt. Soriano served as a Police Jailer and Police Cadet for the department from 1994 to 1998.
Throughout this career, Lt. Soriano has worked on a variety of assignments, including Patrol where he served as a Field Training Officer, Explorer Advisor, a Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving-Officer and the Investigations Division where he was assigned to the Special Enforcement Unit as a narcotic and criminal street gang detective. Lt. Soriano was promoted to the rank of Corporal in 2006 and promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2016.