Michael is a retired Police Officer with more than twenty-five years of Law Enforcement experience. Michael has lived in Clark County since 1993 and began his Law Enforcement career as a Deputy Sheriff in Los Angeles, California in 1986, prior to moving to Nevada and becoming a Police Officer for the City of North Las Vegas Police Department in 1993 and then ending his career with the Clark County School District Police Department in 2017. Michael has received numerous awards for bravery in the line of duty, after having been involved in two shootings and arresting three armed bank robbers. Michael has been been honored by the City of Los Angeles and the City of West Hollywood for saving the life of an elderly gentleman using CPR, after the man had gone into full cardiac arrest at a local park.
Michael has been a supporter of unions, having served as both a representative and having been elected to the position of President of the Police Officers’ Association of the Clark County School District and handled numerous grievances and acted as a representative for officers both in Nevada and California. Michael and his wife Diane have been married for 35 years and they have two daughters, Nicole, who attends the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and Rachel, who is in High School. They have two dogs and one cat, who actually run the household.