BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A Mississippi police officer who was killed in the line of duty last week had his homecoming and burial in his hometown of Tuscaloosa this weekend.

Ofc. Kennis Croom, an officer with the Meridian Police Department, was killed June 9 while responding to a domestic violence call. With a suspect in custody, arrangements were made to bury Croom in Tuscaloosa.

At 1 p.m. Thursday, there was a memorial service for Croom at the Meridian High School gym. The next day was a viewing at Northport Funeral and Cremation Service which ran from noon to 4 p.m.

On Friday, the Alpha Psi Alpha fraternity held a ceremony for Croom at Northport Funeral and Cremation Service. The program started at 6 p.m.

A celebration of life was held at Shelton State Community College Saturday, starting with Croom’s body lying in state between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Funeral services began at 1 p.m.