Mike Brooks is a television news correspondent for CNN, currently based in Atlanta, Georgia. He appears regularly on Nancy Grace's show, and gave significant coverage of the Anna Nicole Smith paternity controversy, as well as the Virginia Tech massacre. He is 6'5" tall.
Brooks is a retired police detective, employed for 26 years by the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department. He was assigned to the Federal Bureau of Investigation Joint Terrorism Task Force, and also served as an instructor for several public safety courses His work on the FBI Evidence Response and Rapid Deployment Team included assignments to the Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia, the United States Embassy bombing in Kenya, and the crash of TWA Flight 800.