Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack was born in Escambia County, Alabama and moved to Baldwin County when he was six months old. He is a graduate of Robertsdale High School where he played football and was active in student government and civic clubs. He served as President of the Future Farmers of America and the Interact Club.
Sheriff Mack attended Faulkner State Community College and graduated with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice. While at Faulkner he was a Student Government Association Representative. He then attended and graduated from Troy University with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. He later returned to Troy and earned a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management.
Sheriff Mack went to work with the Alabama Department of Forensic Science in 1985 as a Medical Examiner Field Agent. He later worked as a Forensic Investigator and was promoted to Chief Forensic Investigator of the Mobile Laboratory. He holds a Crime Scene Analyst Certification by the International Association for Identification.
Sheriff Mack was hired by the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office in 1989 as a Criminal Investigator and was tasked with Crime Scene responsibilities. In 1995 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant over the Criminal Investigation Division. In 2004 he was promoted to the rank of Captain and designated the Chief Investigator of the Criminal Investigation Division. He has served on many task forces to include the US Customs Blue Lighting Task Force, a US Marshall Special Deputy, Baldwin County Major Crimes Task Force, Child Abuse Task Force and as a consultant with many other law enforcement agencies.
Sheriff Mack ran for Sheriff of Baldwin County in 2006. In his first bid for public office he won with nearly 70% of the vote in the Republican primary. He took office in January of 2007. He was reelected with 93% of the vote in the June 2010 Republican primary. In June of 2014 Sheriff Mack was elected to his third term of office.
He currently serves as the President of the Alabama Sheriff's Association. Sheriff Mack is on the National Sheriff's Association Board of Directors, Training Committee, and the Immigration and Border Security Committee. He is a graduate of the National Sheriff's Institute, Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar, Southeastern Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar and the Alabama Law Institute for Sheriff's.
Among other awards and accomplishments; Sheriff Mack is the Past President of the Robertsdale Rotary Club, Past Chairman of the Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member of the Baldwin County Economic Alliance, Past Lay Leader of the Robertsdale Methodist Church, and Past Board Member of the Boy Scouts of America. He has been awarded the Paul Harris Award by Rotary International, the Service Above Self, and Rotarian of the year award. In 2006 he was chosen as the Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year.
He currently lives in Baldwin County, Alabama with his wife and two sons. He operates a small cattle herd, two private businesses and remains active in the Community.
You can take a LOOK at some photos of Sheriff Mack with friends, staff, and other agencies.