Robertsdale PD mourns COVID-related death of corrections officer


ROBERTSDALE, Alabama — A corrections officer with the Robertsdale Police Department has died after “fighting health complications due to contracting COVID-19,” according to a social media post issued by the RPD on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

“With a heavy heart, Robertsdale Police Chief Bradley Kendrick regrets to inform that we have lost the life of one of our own,” according to a post on the Robertsdale Police Department Facebook page Aug. 3.

Corrections Officer Maurice “Reese” Jackson died Aug. 3 due to complications of COVID-19, according to the post. Jackson, 29, started with the Robertsdale Police Department in 2017.

“Maurice was a good man; one of a kind and he will be dearly missed here at the department,” according to the post. “Anyone that knew him knows he was full of life, always having a big smile on his face. Please keep his wife, children, family members and the Robertsdale Police Department family in your thoughts and prayers as we all try to navigate through this difficult loss.”