We have many veterans at the Odessa Police Department. Among them is Corporal Michael Hamilton, who has worked at OPD for 8 years.
Cpl. M. Hamilton served in the U.S. Army for 6 ½ years. He was on active duty for 5 years and in the National Guard for 1 ½. He has multiple deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa.
He chose the MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) of 31B, Military Police. He has been a K9 handler, MPI (Military Police Investigator), SRT (Special Reaction Team), SRT MO Team (Marksman/Observer Team), D.A.R.E Officer, and many other assignments.
"It was an amazing opportunity to better the life for myself…and it made my mama proud," said Corporal Michael Hamilton.
We thank you for your service, Corporal Michael Hamilton.