Marty Corley is a proud native of Michigan City, IN where he grew up on the east side of town and graduated from Michigan City Rogers High School. Marty went on to graduate from Saint Joseph’s College, located in Rensselaer, IN, and used his degree to start a career in Criminal Justice. He is employed with the Michigan City Police Department and has been protecting and serving this great city for 16 years. Marty has served in the patrol and investigative divisions and currently assigned to the Detective Bureau. He is a certified instructor through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, Drug Recognition Expert, part of the department’s speakers bureau and member of the Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) Team. The MCPD has many incredible community outreach they conduct and he enjoys helping out with the Citizens Police Academy, City Wide Easter Egg Hunt, Explorer Post #75 (Lead Advisor) and Youth Leadership Academy (Director).
Marty is an elected official to the Michigan City Area Schools Board of Trustees and serves as Vice-President. He serves in different roles for many community organizations with the list to include some of the following: Boys and Girls Club of Michigan City, Salvation Army of Michigan City, Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Michigan City Human Rights Commission, Michigan City Commission on the Social Status of African-American Males and the Michigan City Elston YMCA.
Family and friends are important to him and believes that people are as strong as their support systems. Marty is the grateful son of Cora Cambridge and the proud father of Eileen Stebbins-Corley, Ciara Augusta, Malik Corley and Maya Corley. Also, he believes in instilling his values and respect into young males that he mentors. Marty believes that everyone has skills and talents to bring into a collective system of working together and thrives on this quote: “Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if only the best birds sang”- Henry Van Dyke