Lieutenant Joseph Tyrone Candie

Lieutenant Joseph Tyrone Candie

Michigan Department of Corrections, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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Joseph Tyrone Candie

Lieutenant Joseph Candie was shot and killed by a disgruntled officer from the Robert Scott Correctional Facility in Northville.

The employee had been disciplined by Lieutenant Candie and confronted him in the parking lot of a gas station across the street from the prison at the intersection of Five Mile Road and Beck Road. The subject fatally shot Lieutenant Candie.

The man was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison.

Lieutenant Candie had served with the Michigan Department of Corrections for 14 years. He was survived by one child.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 40 years


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Your Loyal And Dedicated Service To The Citizens And Your Department Will Always Be Remembered. Rest Peacefully Lieutenant And God Bless.

Retired Officer G. S. Siegrist
Bucks Co. PA Corrections

December 19, 2018

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