Miguel is currently the Vice President for the Menifee Police Officers Association (MPOA). He has been involved in the MPOA since April 2021. Miguel is happily married and has three children.
Miguel was hired by the Vernon Police Department in 2001. He worked for the Vernon Police Department for six years and lateraled to the Bell Gardens Police Department, where he worked for 14 years. During his time at Bell Gardens Police Department, he worked several divisions. He was a motor officer, sex crime detective, crimes against persons detective and narcotics detective. While working narcotics, Miguel found a passion for the investigation of narcotics. Miguel has recovered over 1,000 pounds of methamphetamine, 500 kilos of cocaine, 150,000 fentanyl pills and over $2 million.
In April 2021, Miguel lateraled to the brand-new Menifee Police Department and was selected to join the Special Enforcement Team. Miguel now has over 22 years of experience in law enforcement and enjoys making a difference in people’s lives.
Miguel will continue to make the MPOA a great organization during his tenure on the Executive Board.