Miguel Angel Contreras is the Founder and President of CONTRERAS ASSOCIATES INTERNATIONAL, LCC and the Founder and Chairmen Emeritus of the Federal Hispanic Law Enforcement Officers Association. He served with distinction as a Supervisory Criminal Investigator and as a journeyman criminal investigator with Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, including the US Department of Homeland Security’s Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), US Customs Service's Offices of Investigations and Internal Affairs (ICE), US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF), US Immigration & Naturalization Service (ICD), and US Defense Investigative Service. He served with the Lansing Police Department as a police officer and corrections officer with the Ingham County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan, in the late 1970s. Dr. Contreras honorably retired from federal law enforcement service on October 4, 2006.
Miguel Angel Contreras was born near Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico and immigrated to the USA in 1968 as a Lawful Alien Permanent Resident (I-151). He worked as a migrant field laborer as a teenager to support his single mother and two brothers.
Dr. Contreras received his Associate Applied of Science degree and Associate in Business at Arizona Western College and Lansing Community College. His Bachelor’s of Art degree in Criminal Justice Administration at Michigan State University and a Master in Theology and Apologetics, and a Doctor of Theology degree at Calvin School of Apologetics & Theology. A Master of Theology in Christian Counseling, a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Theology, and a Doctor in Theology in Pastoral Counseling at Northwestern Theological Seminary. He also conducted advanced graduate studies in security management at the University of Leicester, Leicester, UK. In January 2005, he received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Northwestern Theological Seminary.
Reference:Federal Hispanic Law Enforcement Officers Association