Michael is the father of 3 children 2 boys and one girl and is a retired law enforcement officer. Michael established Santa Cops, while a DARE officer for the Puyallup Police department. Santa Cops provides food, financial aid, and support for families in the Puyallup area. Michael’s experiences as a DARE officer, teaching children about how to resist the pressures they are subject to, make him a very important resource to the team. His ability to “talk cop” can help families in their interaction with law enforcement.