Former Pro Athletes Now Studying Law Enforcement at Alamance Community College
This fall’s Basic Law Enforcement Class at Alamance Community College contains two former professional athletes -- Mic’hael Brooks and Lamont “Monty” Hamilton. Brooks was a star football player at Bartlett Yancey High School. He went on to play at East Carolina before earning a Super Bowl ring as a member of the Seattle Seahawks. He also played in the Canadian Football League before moving back to North Carolina and deciding to pursue a career in law enforcement. Hamilton is a native of Brooklyn, New York and play collegiate basketball with Saint Johns. Hamilton went on to play 13 years of professional basketball in Europe, playing for pro clubs in France, Russia, Turkey and Japan. He said he decided to enter a career in law enforcement in part to help change the narrative that surrounds police officers today.