Brooks has a BS in History and Political Science and a Doctorate of Law. He served 34 years with Metro Nashville Police Department where he successfully completed assignments as Detective Sergeant Counter Terrorism Unit, SWAT Sniper and Unit Instructor, Police Academy Instructor, and Supervisor for the Crime Analysis and Case Prep Units. In addition, Brooks has managed security operations in the Middle East and trained and mentored government forces in the Middle East and Africa. Certifications include: NRA Rifle Instructor and RSO, IALEFI Master Firearms Instructor, and EMT-B. His responsibilities with Agape include: tactical Instructor, instructor on all firearms, executive protection, and security vulnerability analyst.