Thursday, December 22, 2016

R.I.P. Mac

Former Hinds County Sheriff Malcolm McMillin passed away.

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Anonymous said...

Just earlier in the week there were thoughts of him becoming head of MHP. RIP Mr. Mac.

Anonymous said...

A dear friend and great man has died. So sorry for Delores and the children.

Anonymous said...

He was a man's man -- respected, helpful, and strong. May God's grace be with him and his family and all who worked with and for him.

Anonymous said...

Big Mac did more for this community than just about anybody else I can think of. He quietly helped many, many people with personal problems and challenges and saved a lot of people's lives and careers in the process. You always knew you were going to get fair treatment, even if it might be tough.

Thanks, Mac. You are loved and will be missed.

Anonymous said...

What a man.

Sad he's gone.

Better for us he was here.

Even better?

He left a fine family.

Anonymous said...

Our thoughts are with his family .
Very fine people .

Kingfish said...

He started having strokes a year or two ago. He spent some time earlier this year at a rehab place after one of them.

Anonymous said...

First time I ever saw him was a performance at New Stage in a play called The Foreigner. He played the bad guy, a character named Owen Musser (I can still remember that name!) and he was amazing and VERY funny! I read in the program that he was a Jackson police officer and was stunned at his versatility.

He would act from time to time. You'd see him on local ads and such, but he dedicated his life to law enforcement, to the benefit of the citizens of Hinds County and the surrounding area.

It is indeed a sad day. May he rest in peace and may Christ be with his family in this time of mourning.

Anonymous said...

How old was Mac?

Anonymous said...

There will never be a Better Sheriff or person that MAC was. He TRUELY loved his family but he loved his HCSO and their families. We will never see a finer human being. Today is a sad day for all of us who were blessed to know him, but his body has given out and time for God to take him home. God's Speed Mac, Never Forget You!

noel said...

I used to eat breakfast with him downtown in the old Krystals location a couple of times a week. I think Jeff Good may have had it then? We didn't agree on everything but we always had a spirited conversation. He was a good man.

Anonymous said...

He was an impressive man who could have held any office in Hinds County or Jackson he really wanted. And he could do it without bowing to anyone but his maker. Remember him.

Anonymous said...

Mac turned 72 in October.

Anonymous said...

cussed me out like a sailor as an ADA. he was right...

Anonymous said...

RIP, Mac. I have owed you an apology for going on 40 years now. Kept saying I'd call you one day, but, it was never a good time. What would I say? What would YOU say? Tomorrow. It was always tomorrow. And now ... it's too late. There's a lesson in here, folks. Make amends. Be humble. Pick up the phone and call. Say what you need to say. Life is too short.

RIP Mac. You were a good person. Kind, funny, smart, talented, ambitious, caring. May God comfort your family and your friends.

Anonymous said...

Good guy!

Anonymous said...


He wasn't a yes man.

If he was allowed to use his judgment to make a decision....he did for better or for worse.

His health deteriorated for sure....but he never "went down" due to his narcissism.

You obviously did not know him...which is a shame....sounds like you could use some advice on how not to be a dick.

Anonymous said...

Well respected.

Anonymous said...

Where is the 8:02 post by 'A Dick'? Not seeing it.

Anonymous said...

Mr. Mac pulled me over one time when he was Chief of Police. As I watched him get out of his car he went to the back of his car to retrieve his sport jacket to put it on before he approached me. Gotta admit, that was classy and true professionalism right there. Believe me, I was in the wrong with my traffic violation but he could sympathize with my situation because there was a lot of cars parked on the side of the road making it difficult for me to get onto the street. He very kindly explained how I should have handled the situation and let me go. I have never forgotten that encounter with him and never will. He was very firm but fair and you could tell without a doubt he truly cared for people and their safety. Rest in peace Chief

Anonymous said...

His own power caused him to self destruct. Becoming Chief Sheriff got to his head causing his demise. He left this world sad and defeated. RIP Unit1.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for your service Sheriff Mac. You kept us all safer during your tenure.

Anonymous said...

He was the first local politician to come out in support of homosexual couples adapting kids. He was fair. It took a sheriff to stand up for equal rights. Now look how far we have come. He always told me that.

You are missed.

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