Police Officer Mack Norris

Police Officer Mack Norris

Parrish Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, August 6, 1955

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Mack Norris

Police Officer Mack Norris was shot and killed as he and another officer attempted to arrest a man for drunk driving.

The suspect exited his truck and opened fire with a .22 caliber rifle. Despite being mortally wounded, Officer Norris was able to return fire and wounded the suspect. The 43-year-old suspect was tried and acquitted on November 19, 1955.


  • Age 62
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .22 caliber
  • Offender Acquitted

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 58th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 1, 2013

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