Officer Rank: Captain

Department: Flint, Michigan, P.D.

End of Watch: 02/04/2022

Cause: Traffic-related, automobile crash

Age: 53

Length of Service: 26 years

Captain Birnie was killed in an automobile crash when his department vehicle was struck head-on by a juvenile motorist attempting to pass other vehicles at a high rate of speed. The juvenile motorist plead guilty to reckless driving resulting in death.




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