Captain Collin Birnie

Captain Collin Birnie

Flint Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, February 4, 2022

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Collin Birnie

Captain Collin Birnie was killed in a vehicle crash on Elms Road, between Mount Morris Road and Francis Road.

An oncoming vehicle was attempting to pass other cars when it lost control and struck Captain Birnie's department vehicle head-on.

Captain Birnie was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of Operation Desert Storm. He had served with the Flint Police Department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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I served with Bernie in the Marines. He was a true friend and a brother that always had our backs. Heartbreaking end to such a dedicated man. Fair winds and following seas Brother. Semper Fi.

Justin Allen

February 15, 2024

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