Homewood’s first black police officer dies at 75

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HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) — The first black police officer to be hired by Homewood Police Department died Wednesday.

Retired Officer Jessie Mack passed away at 75 following a battle with cancer, Homewood Police Sgt. John Carr confirms.

Officer Mack worked as a patrol and warrant officer from December 4, 1974 until October 31, 2006. He rejoined the department in 2011, serving as a bailiff for the Homewood Municipal Court until his death.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.

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