Michael Fender has been with the San Diego Police Department since 1990 and has had assignments in Patrol, Field Training, Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT), Beach Team, Bike Team, Walking Team, Crime Suppression Team, Medical Assistance and the Wellness Unit.
Mike became Director-at-Large for the San Diego POA in August 2012 and was elected to the PORAC Executive Committee – Region IV in November 2015. He was appointed Secretary of PORAC in November 2016.
Mike and his wife Karen enjoy camping and traveling in their time off. He has two children, Christian who attends Boise State and Brianne who goes to University of Central Florida.