SBI Director John Q. Hamm was appointed Director of Alabama’s State Bureau of Investigation on Feb. 1, 2018. Prior to his appointment, he served as ALEA’s Governmental Relations Manager. Director Hamm has more than 30 years of experience in the criminal justice and government fields. He has city, county, state, and federal law enforcement experience, as well as county and state government administration experience. Director Hamm holds a B.S. degree in Justice and Public Safety from Auburn University at Montgomery. He is married to Kathy Hamm, and they have two adult children.