CHARLES JACK was born in 1896 and joined the City of Glasgow Police in 1938. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1948 and to Inspector in 1950.
During the Second World War, he served with the Cameronians and with the Intelligence Corps. In 1945, he held the post of Assistant Provost Marshal with the rank of Major.
In 1947 – 48, he served with MI5 in the Middle East.
He returned to the Glasgow Police and during 1952-53, was on the Directing Staff of the Scottish Police College and later served as Chairman of the Joint Central committee of the Scottish Police Federation.
In 1961, he was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to the Scottish Police Federation, and promoted to the rank of Chief Inspector.
In 1962, he was appointed Chief Constable of Ayr Burgh Police.