Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter announced that Trooper Zachariah Ruble, of Jackson County, is being promoted to Sergeant to serve as a District Squad Leader with the Indiana State Police, Versailles District.
Sgt. Ruble is a 1999 graduate of Southwestern High School. He joined the United States Marines where he served over five years, achieving the rank of Sergeant in 2002. During his time in the Marines, he was awarded the Marine Corps Combat Aircrew Wings and First Strike/Flight Air Medal for his actions in Afghanistan in 2004.
Sgt. Ruble attended the 65th Indiana State Police Academy and graduated in April 2006. After graduation, he was assigned to the Seymour District of the Indiana State Police until its closing in 2010. He was then transferred to the Versailles District.
As a trooper, Sgt. Ruble has been a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon, Honor Guard, and a field training officer. He is certified as a Control Tactics, Taser, and Firearms Instructor. He has been a core instructor at the Indiana State Police Academy for five years and recently served as a counselor for the 78th ISP Recruit Academy.
Sgt. Rubles new responsibilities include supervising and evaluating a squad of troopers who patrol the Versailles District.