December 27, 2011 > Newark welcomes Officer Michael Taylor
Newark welcomes Officer Michael Taylor
Submitted By Cmdr. Robert Douglas, Newark PD
Michael Taylor was hired as a Newark Police in July of 2011. He transferred to our department as a lateral officer from the Sanger Police Department. Michael was born and raised in Fresno where he graduated from McLane High School and attended CSU Fresno.
Michael began his career in law enforcement as a reserve officer with the Fresno Police Department in 1999 and in December 2007, was hired as a police officer with the Sanger Police Department. In July 2009 Michael was assigned to work in the gang unit at Sanger PD where he was highly trained in gang enforcement. He worked in this assignment until transferring to the City of Newark.
Michael is fluent in Spanish and has extensive financial background from his previous careers in the mortgage and banking businesses. In Michael's free time he enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, biking, reading, and working out.