Md. cop says being an officer gave him heart problems


By Alan Suderman
Washington Examiner

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — A former local basketball standout who played professionally before becoming a Montgomery County police officer is suing the county over compensation for his having developed heart problems.

Steven Hood starred at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville in the mid-'80s and later for James Madison University. He then played almost a decade of professional basketball overseas, court records show.

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