Ruben Ruiz is a native of Uvalde Texas. He graduated from the Middle Rio Grande Police Academy in 2006. Ruben began his career with the Uvalde Police Department in 2007. While at the Uvalde Police Department he served several capacities to include Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Police Explorer Advisor, Organized Crime Unit and Detective. He also attended several trainings to include Active Shooter and Advanced SWAT School. In 2018 Officer Ruiz began employment with the Uvalde Consolidated School District Police Department. He currently serves as a District Police Officer. As a UCISD Police Officer he provides a safe environment for staff and kids. He investigates crimes that occur on campus and all school property. Officer Ruiz is also the department’s evidence technician. Officer Ruiz continues to build a great relationship with the community, staff and kids.